Machzor [Festival prayers]

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

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Lot 196

Machzor [Festival prayers]

According to Aschkenazi rite. Two volumes. Titles within architectural arch. Printer’s device on f.340 (Yaari no.18). Zodiac signs illustrated vol.I ff.171-3 (Prayer for Dew). With commentary and Yiddish instructions with Yiddish translation to Ethics of the Fathers ff.340,314 (of 316). Vol.I: ff.249,277,282 repaired with loss of text. Lightly stained. Vol. II: Lacking f.306,316 and final unnumbered leaf, several ff. repaired with occasional loss. Both vols. trimmed, stained in places. Made-up set. Modern boards. Folio Vinograd, Venice 878; Habermann, di Gara 189 and 197; not in Adams

Venice: Giovanni di Gara 1599-1600

Est: $3,000 - $4,000