Hagadah, oder Erzaehlung von Israels Auszug aus Egypten.

AUCTION 76 | Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Ceremonial & Graphic Art

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Lot 123

Hagadah, oder Erzaehlung von Israels Auszug aus Egypten.

Letterpress title, with fine additional lithographed title by D. Levy Elkan. Hebrew and German on facing pages. Musical appendix by Isaac Offenbach. German manuscript dedication on opening blank (translation of the Hebrew on binding). pp. 91, 7, (8). Lightly foxed, usual staining. Contemporary boards, upper cover with personalized Hebrew acrostic poem gilt tooled on morocco paste-down, rubbed. 8vo. Yudlov 799; Yerushalmi 94.

Cologne: Clouth 1838

Est: $500 - $700
The supplement contains the musical notations of selected Passover Seder melodies, scored by the father of Jacques Offenbach. An intriguing insight into the musical milieu in which the famed composer of operetta grew up. <<Provenance:>> The Warburg Family: Siegmund (Schmuel) Warburg (1835-1889) to his son Aby (Abraham) Warburg (1864-1933), a cousin of the art historian Aby M. (Abraham Moritz) Warburg (1866-1929).