Published by Bloch u. co., Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A., 1857
Book First Edition
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket. First Edition. In Hebrew and German. 315 pages. 13 x 18 cm. (5 x 7.25 inches). Hebrew section begins on the right side of the book and has 144 pages. Verso of Hebrew title page: Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1857 by Isaac M. Wise. German section begins on the left side of the book and has 171 pages. The German title page: Gebet=Buch fuer den Oeffentlichen Gottesdienst und die Privat=Andacht Theil 1 Singerman Judaica Americana 1488. Goldman's HEBREW PRINTING IN AMERICA has a reference to the German + Hebrew edition, but has a picture and entry only for the Hebrew + English edition. Sharona Wachs American Jewish Liturgies writes: Issued in the 4 editions: 1. Hebrew 2. Hebrew + German + English 3. English + Hebrew 4. German + Hebrew. "Only 1 copy in existence for the German + Hebrew edition." In the Hebrew section the verso of page Pey Tet (= page 89) was printed upside down. This printer's error exists in the Hebrew section of the Hebrew English edition, in the Hebrew only edition, etc. The Hebrew section is identical in all the editions and this printer's error appears in them all.