Yom Kippur Prayer Book 1900 Bone brass Decorative Binding English & Hebrew BookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Decorative Book Bindings, Religion, Judaism, Prayer Book, Yom Kippur).
The Form of Prayers for the Day of Atonement, According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews. An English Translation by Samuel Summer.
Published 1900, Vienna by Jos. Schlesigner.
492 pages. Text in Hebrew & English.
A really pleasing and unique binding.
Publisher's plasticine covers, covers surrounded with brass, carved bone, silver commandments, velvet and intricate brass floral metal work, functional metal (brass) clasps.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, small hairline cracks at base of spine to plasticine, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is uniformly well age toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5" W.