Evening service of Roshashanah, and Kippur : or the Beginning of the Year and The Day of Atonement.

Author
Jews. Liturgy and ritual [Browse]
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Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Printed by W. Weyman, in Broad-Street, MDCCLXI [1761]
Description
52 pages ; 20 cm

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"This pioneering American edition contains the evening liturgy for the High Holy Days. A second volume, containing a translation of the morning liturgy for the High Holidays, the festivals and the Sabbath, appeared in 1766. Dividing up the liturgy for the evening and morning into two separate volumes was an innovation of the present edition. The translator listed in the second volume was Isaac Pinto, and it is widely presumed that he was also responsible for this first volume. Isaac Pinto (1720-1791) immigrated to America from the West Indies. A merchant and teacher of Spanish, Pinto was a member of Shearith Israel, the only Jewish congregation in New York City from 1654 until 1825."- cf. -Important Judaica including property from the estate Of Shlomo Moussaieff.
Binding note
HSVR copy: Contemporary blind-tooled calf; in cloth clamshell box.
Provenance
HSVR copy: Lot 218 in "Important Judaica including Property from the Estate Of Shlomo Moussaieff" auctioned by Sotheby's (NY) on December 15. 2016.
Source acquisition
HSVR copy: Gift of Leonard L. Milberg in honor of his wife Ellen, 2016.
References
Rosenbach 41.
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Also available in an electronic version.
OCLC
951437391
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