1858 EARLY American Hebrew Tanakh English Jewish Bible Isaac Leeser Philadelphia

Leeser, Isaac

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A rare, English translation of the Hebrew Tanakh by Isaac Leeser!

 

Leeser was a 19th-century American Ashkenazi Jewish leader who made his name by establishing Jewish printing presses in America. In fact, Leeser produced the very first Jewish translation of the Bible in English. Leeser recognized a lack of Jewish printing in America and, while living in Philadelphia, began publishing Jewish texts for worship.

 

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1858 EARLY American Hebrew Tanakh English Jewish Bible Isaac Leeser Philadelphia

 

A rare, English translation of the Hebrew Tanakh by Isaac Leeser!

 

Leeser was a 19th-century American Ashkenazi Jewish leader who made his name by establishing Jewish printing presses in America. In fact, Leeser produced the very first Jewish translation of the Bible in English. Leeser recognized a lack of Jewish printing in America and, while living in Philadelphia, began publishing Jewish texts for worship.

 

Item number: #15569

Price: $950

 

Leeser, Isaac

 

The twenty-four books of the Holy Scriptures : carefully translated according to the Massoretic text, on the basis of the English version, after the best Jewish authorities ; and supplied with short explanatory notes

 

Philadelphia : Published at 1227 Walnut Street, 5619 [i.e. 1858].

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • vii, [1], 1011, [5]
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • Marcus M. Henry, 1888
    • Florence E Cohen and Alfred Harris, 1888
  • Language: English
    • Hebrew subtitles
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~11.75in X 9.5in (29.5cm x 24.5cm)
  • VERY rare and desirable

 

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15569

Category

Religion

Authors

Leeser, Isaac

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete