Alexander's Hebrew Ritual, and Doctrinal Explanation of the whole Ceremonial Law, oral and traditional, of the Jewish Community in England and Foreign Parts; being a Necessary Companion to the Holy Scriptures. Together with several Remarkable Events relative to the People of the Jews, from the most Ancient Records. L. Alexander, Levy.

Alexander's Hebrew Ritual, and Doctrinal Explanation of the whole Ceremonial Law, oral and traditional, of the Jewish Community in England and Foreign Parts; being a Necessary Companion to the Holy Scriptures. Together with several Remarkable Events relative to the People of the Jews, from the most Ancient Records.

London: Printed by and for the author, 1819. vii, 309, [5] pp. Illus. with one engraved plate. 8vo. Quarter morocco over marbled boards. First edition. Lacking the free endpapers, spine scuffed along front joint, worn at ends, boards rubbed, front hinge started, first three leaves closely reattached, includes the list of subscribers, overall still good or better. Jacobs/Wolf, Bibliotheca Anglo-Judaica: 1538. Item #35889

Levy Alexander sought to replace David Levi's "A Succinct Account of the Duties, Rites, and Ceremonies of the Jews," the standard work in English on Jewish practice since 1782, with his Hebrew Ritual.

Price: $300.00

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