This is simply Sefer Tehilim - the Book of Psalms, published in London by Samuel Bagster and Sons. I particularly like this edition for two reasons. One is that the Hebrew root of each word is designated by being printed in black, while the other letters are hollow. This makes the entire book a grammatical … Continue reading The Interlineary Hebrew and English Psalter, London 1845.
This 200 year-old book is an example of Hebrew printing in London by a non-Jewish publisher and printer. It was edited and published by George Offor, a writer, book dealer and collector and scholar of Hebrew and other languages. George Offor was born in 1787, the Baptist son of a book dealer, also called George … Continue reading Sefer Tehilim – The Hebrew Psalter or Psalms of David, George Offor, London 1820