Auction 90 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Letters, Ceremonial Art

Rabbi Yaakov Emden's Siddur – Part I, Amudei Shamayim – Korets, 1818

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Ashkenazi rite siddur with the commentary of R. Yaakov Emden, Part I – Paltin Beit El, Amudei Shamayim, with weekday and Shabbat prayers. Korets: [Avraham son of Yitzchak Eizik, 1818]. Second edition.
Including a comprehensive commentary, practices, kavanot, laws and ethics.
General title page for the siddur, followed by a divisional title page for the present part.
R. Yaakov Emden's siddur became widely accepted in the Chassidic world. The second edition of parts I and II was printed in Korets in 1818, at the initiative and with the approbations of great Chassidic leaders – the rabbi of Apta and R. Mordechai of Chernobyl. The second edition of part III was printed in Berdychiv in 1836 at the initiative and with the approbations of R. Mordechai of Chernobyl and R. Yisrael of Ruzhin.
[2], 269, 280-387 leaves. Leaf 387 bound out of sequence, after leaf 6. Approx. 17 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains and dark stains (affecting text). Wear. Tears, including open tears to title pages and other leaves, affecting text, repaired in part with paper. Worming affecting text, repaired in part with paper. Stamp. New binding.

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Prayer books