Harris, Sarah] [edited by Isaac Leeser]

Published by Philadelphia: Hebrew Sunday School Society, 1869
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2nd US edition (1st is 1861) . Original Publisher s cloth, 16mo, 138 pages. 12 cm. Singerman 1658 (for 1st printing; 2nd printing is unknown to him) . Book s preface mentions Leeser as the editor who has made corrections and added subject headings. Jacob Rader Marcus notes that "The year the Civil War erupted, he [Leeser] edited a work by one Sarah Harris, Thoughts Suggests by Bible Texts, etc. , a series of edifacatory sermonettes followed by a prayer of an ethical nature.As was his wont, when he saw a good English book, Leeser reprinted it" (Marcus, UNITED STATES JEWRY, p. 301) . "Three of the many themes treated here are neighborly love, immortality, truth and falsehood. " First published in England in 1859 and then reprinted in America by Leeser and the Hebrew Sunday School Society. SUBJECT(S) : Jewish religious education of children. OCLC lists only 2 copies worldwide (YU & Penn) , and only 3 copies of the first edition of 1861 (Penn, Southern Baptist, HUC) . Light wear, a very clean copy of this exceedingly scarce Leeser title. (amr-45-24) Amr5 bible3. Bookseller Inventory # 33781

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Publisher: Philadelphia: Hebrew Sunday School Society

Publication Date: 1869

Binding: Hardcover

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