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Bidding Information
Lot #    21272
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 11:25:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Source of salvation
Title (Hebrew)    A catechism of the Jewish religion.
Author    Dr. Isaac Mayer
City    Brooklyn, New York
Publisher    Hebrew Publishing Co.
Publication Date    [1895]?
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   106, [1] pp., 180:120 mm., usual light age staining, wide margins. A very good tight copy bound in the original cloth boards, edges in gild.
          
Detailed
Description
   Collection of questions and answers for conversion services by Dr. Isaac Mayer of Hartford Conn. Originally published in 1874 and reprinted several times, the work is in five parts, each containing several sections covering the major aspects of the Jewish religion. The final part deals with the actual service and prayers to be recited.
          
Reference
Description
   Singerman 2460 (1874 ed.)
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
Other:    Religion
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    English, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica