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Bidding Information
Lot #    35320
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 2:17:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Abridged Prayer Book for Jews in the Army and Navy
Title (Hebrew)    Readings from Holy Scriptures for Jewish Soldiers
Author    [WWI - Liturgy]
City    Philadelphia
Publisher    Jewish Publication Society of America
Publication Date    1918
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   vi, 85 pp., 8, 130:87 mm., usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards.

iv, 276 pp., 8, 130:87 mm., usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards.

          
Detailed
Description
   Two booklets offered to Jewish soliers and sailors in WWI. The first is a prayer book for Jews in the Army and Navy of the United States prepared and issued by the Jewish Welfare Board.The text is in Hebrew and English, and includes brief selections from the prayers for Rosh Hashanah,Yom Kippur, the holidays of Passover, Succot and Shavuot,Hanuka and Purim , as well as a selection from the Haggadah. Additionally there is a Prayer for the Government in English and the lyrics to America,The Star Spangled Banner and Hail Columbia. There is also a three year calendar at the end for the years 1917-1920.

Readings from Holy Scriptures contains verse from the Bible in two columns, printed from left to right, all in English.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Miniatures:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica