Machzor [prayers for the entire year]

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

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Lot 211

Machzor [prayers for the entire year]

FIRST EDITION Edited by Meir Letteris with translation and commentary in German. Nine volumes. Opening blank with annotations by one Dr. Alex Kövesdi, Vienna 1938; London (Edgware) 1939; Bolivia (La Paz) 1940, 1941 and 1942; Passaic, New Jersey U.S.A. 1947 Foxed in places. Contemporary uniform calf-backed boards, gilt, with architectural motif on covers, covers, spines taped. 8vo

Prague: 1845-48

Est: $200 - $300
Cogent annotations by an earlier owner, charting radical changes of residence due to the immediate need for refuge (and the restricted availability of sanctuary) during World War II