Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 126

Price Realized: $ 344
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(JUDAICA.) Wise, Isaac. Gebet-Buch für den Oeffentlichen Gottesdienst und die Privat-Andacht. 139, [2] leaves. 8vo, contemporary morocco gilt, moderate wear; minimal foxing; later inscription on rear free endpaper. Cincinnati, 1864

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Second edition of Wise's Reform prayer book, and the first with German and Hebrew text on facing pages. It is often known by its Hebrew title, Minhag America. "Wise . . . believed that the acceptance by all American Jews of a single liturgical rite would represent a great step toward unity"--Goldman 44 (1857 first edition). 2 copies in OCLC; Singermann 1846.