Livorno: E. Otolingi (Eliezer Menachem Ottolenghi), 1828. Second edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 96 double-sidded leaves. Black morocco over blue paper boards, with gilt lettering on the spine, with raised bands. Marbled endpapers. The book is a Jewish prayer book (siddur) written laid out in the Sephardic tradition, for both weekday and Sabbath prayers. The text is Hebrew with multiple font sizes, including Rashi script. This is a scarce second and final edition of the prayer book, printer by Eliezer Menachem Ottolenghi, of the family of printers in Livorno. The text on the spine reads "Priëres"? (meaning "priest" in Dutch?) with some corresponding notes on the front front free endpapers.
Binding with rubbing and some light chipping to the extremities. Scratches to the covers. Notes from a previous owner in ink on the free endpapers. Sporadic minor to light foxing and water stains throughout the text. Binding in in good-, interior in very good- condition overall. Quite scarce. g- to vg-. Item #45118
Reference: VINOGRAD, Livorno (Leghorn) 771, Vol.2 p. 396
Hebrew title: "קול תפילה, ליוורנו, אליאזר מנחם אוטולינגי, "ולישרי לבי.