Abridged Prayer Book for Jews in the Army and Navy, Philadelphia, 1917 (47247)

World War I

Current Price: Virtual Judaica will bid incrementally for you up to your maximum bid. Your maximum bid is kept a secret from other users.

Your bid is a contract between you and the listing creator. If you have the highest bid you will enter into a legally binding purchase contract.

Minimum Bid:
Your Maximum Proxy Bid: $ USD

Your Listing Options

for more options
Status: Active Remaining Time: 17 Days, 11 Hours
Starting Bid:  
No Reserve  
Auction Ends: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:42:30 AM
Bid History: 0 Bids  
Page Views: 28  

Listing Details

Lot Number: 47247
Title (English): Abridged Prayer Book for Jews in the Army and Navy
Note: WWI - Liturgy
City: Philadelphia
Publisher: Jewish Publication Society of America
Publication Date: 1917
Estimated Price: $200.00 USD - $500.00 USD
Content/listingImages/20190226/88538b84-95aa-4103-ae2f-7af6621cc040_fullsize.jpg Content/listingImages/20190226/3c4e7b42-c6d1-4559-92f5-7f574d73260f_fullsize.jpg


Physical Description

vi, 85 pp., octavo, 130:87 mm., usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original cloth boards.


Detail Description

A prayer book for Jews in the Army and Navy of the United States prepared and issued by the Jewish Welfare Board.The text is in Hebrew and English, and includes brief selections from the prayers for Rosh Hashanah,Yom Kippur, the holidays of Passover, Succot and Shavuot,Hanuka and Purim , as well as a selection from the Haggadah. Additionally there is a Prayer for the Government in English and the lyrics to America,The Star Spangled Banner and Hail Columbia. There is also a three year calendar at the end for the years 1917-1920.