Machsor Lipsiae

AUCTION 4 | Tuesday, March 03rd, 1998 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 193

Machsor Lipsiae

68 Facsimile Plates of the Medieval, Illuminated, Hebrew Manuscript in the possession of the Leipzig Unviersity Library. Text in Hebrew, German and English. Color plates Plate volume, pictoral cream with multi-colored stamp design on front, folio. Text volume (essays by Elias Katz and Bezalel Narkiss). 4to

Leipzig: 1964

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
First illustrated Machzor reproduced in facsimile; the Leipzig Machzor is the most sumptuous of South German illuminated Machzorim, with the most extensive array of illustrations. It is regarded as one of the most significant medieval monuments of Hebraic art.