Xt) Einhorn, David.

Published by C. W. Schneidereith, New York, 1872
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1st English Lanuage Edition. Original tooled leather, all edges gilt, 8vo. Vi, 394 pages. Singerman 2340 (records just two copies) ; not in Goldman. David Einhorn's radical reform prayerbook. FIRST APPEARANCE IN ENGLISH, from the original German. Prepared for Congregation Adath Jeshurun. "A radical departure from the traditional prayer book its pagination is from left to right and its changes are both substantial and substantive. " A. J. Karp, From the Ends of the Earth: Judaic Treasures of the Library of Congress (1991) pp.303-304. David Einhorn (1809-79) emigrated from Germany to America in 1855, where he became the broadly accepted senior leader of the Reform Movement. He advocated the introduction of prayers in the vernacular, the exclusion of nationalistic hopes from the synagogue service and many other ritual modifications. A copy with brittle pages, rebound in modern boards, sold at auction for USD 6150.00 in 2015 (USD 5000 + buyer’s commission) . Our copy, though lacking the front blank endpaper, retains the original publisher’s tooled leather binding (and even the period Cincinnati Jewish book distributor’s foil! ) with very good paper and internal binding. Front hinge starting, wear to spine, Good Condition overall. Important. (KH-5-62). Bookseller Inventory # 36451

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Publisher: C. W. Schneidereith, New York

Publication Date: 1872

Binding: Hardback

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