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[PRAYER BOOK].

The Form of Daily Prayers,

according to the custom of the German and Polish Jews. With a new translation in prose and verse by Henry A. Franklin.

Stock Code
104027
Frankfort-on-the-Maine, J. Kauffmann, 1890
£350

Scarce fourth edition of this Hebrew / English prayer book, bound in a fine decorative binding, first published in the 1880s. Includes a special prayer for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

Isaac Kauffmann (1805–1884) was born in Bouxwiller, Alsace; in 1832 he moved to Frankfurt where he first set up a bookshop, and later in 1850 founded the Jewish publishing house named J. Kauffmann. He was succeeded by his son Ignatz who in 1900 took over the printing house of M. Lehrberger and Co., successor to Wolf Heidenheim's Hebrew publishing house. in 1909 Ignatz son Felix succeeded the business, which he continued to maintain even after his emigration to the USA during the Nazi era. The company published works of all fields of modern Jewish scholarship, art, music and Jewish religion.

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Description

Fourth edition; 8vo (18 x 11.5 cm); richly decorated publisher's contemporary red cloth boards gilt, edges slightly rubbed; Hebrew with English translation on facing page. vi, 629, [1] pp. A fine copy.

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