Seder Hagadah

AUCTION 5 | Tuesday, June 23rd, 1998 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 116

Seder Hagadah

Prepared by Haim Joseph Hallegua of Cochin. Hebrew and Marathi on facing pages. Lithographed throughout. Title flanked by Biblical heroes, further 13 bijou illustrations of the Seder procedure, with a final illustration displaying the required Seder ingredients - all represented in a distinctly Indian style ff.(5),36. Few expert unseen marginal paper repairs, lightly worn in places, previous owner’s notations. Contemporary half-sheep over marbled boards, rubbed and rebacked. 8vo Yudlov 895; Yaari 656; Yerushalmi 97-8

Bombay: Abraham Jemal 1846

Est: $3,000 - $4,000
The first Hagadah with Marathi translation - the indigenous language of the Bene Israel Community of India