Passover Service, Munich Enclave

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

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Lot 128

Passover Service, Munich Enclave

Edited by J.D. Scheinson. Non-traditional text in Hebrew, English and Yiddish. Most arresting llustrations by the Editor and “Ben-Binyamin.” Original color-printed wrappers with large letter “A” (military insignia?) within roundel, upper cover lightly discored. 8vo Yudlov 4007; Yaari 2328

Munich: 1946

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
Rare Hagadah printed for the Seder held for Allied soldiers at Munich’s Deutsches Theatre Restaurant, April 15-16, 1946 - the first Passover since the fall of Nazi Germany. “...They felt very close to all that was narrated. Pharoah and Egypt gave way to Hitler and Germany. Pitham and Ramses faded beneath fresh memories of Buchenwald and Dachau.” (Introduction)