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Bidding Information
Lot #    18444
Auction End Date    7/10/2007 10:58:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Prayers for Trench and Base
Author    B. L. Q. Henriques
City    London
Publisher    Office of the Chief Rabbi
Publication Date    1918
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   32 pp., 120:90 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers.
          
Paragraph 1    A small prayerbook (entirely in English) for use by the members of the Armed Services of Great Britain. It was compiled by Basil Lucas Quixano Henriques (1890-1961) and includes an introduction by R. J. H. Hertz, the Chief Rabbi, where he says that it will be a "valued companion to the official Prayer Book for Jewish Sailors and Soldiers."
          
Detailed
Description
   Included in this prayerbook, in addition to a brief section entitled "daily prayers", are specially adapted prayers for those in danger, for "the dead on the field of battle" as well as for sincerity, for strength and for purity.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Australia
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica