Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 150
Estimate $ 250 - $ 300
Order of Service for the salvation of our army…on the fifth anniversary of the outbreak of hostilities. London, 1944. 8 pages. 21 cm. Hebrew and English, almost entirely on facing pages. Additional text inserted into the "K-l Melech Rachamim" prayer for our brethren who were murdered, slaughtered and smothered, with terrible cruelty in all countries under the wicked reign. Along with two leaves from Nissan 1943 that were printed in London. These leaves feature a lengthy appeal from Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Hertz, Chief Rabbi of Britain, to all Jews to pray for the rescue of European Jewry and in memory of the Jews who were already murdered. Prayers in Hebrew and English. These leaves are unknown, are not listed by the Bibliography of the Hebrew Book, and are not in the National Library. Soft cover. Very fine condition.
Holocaust & Anti-Semitism