Shir Hashirim - The Song of Songs

AUCTION 19 | Tuesday, March 11th, 2003 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts and Works of Graphic Art

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Lot 161

Shir Hashirim - The Song of Songs

Decorative additional title page and 26 color plates comprising illustrations, illuminations and calligraphic text by Raban. NUMBER 132 OF 500 LIMITED COPIES PRINTED ON JAPON PAPER AND SPECIALLY BOUND Decorative end-papers. Exquisite hand-made crimson morocco, gilt-tooled foliate border with central titled rondelle comprised of inlaid silver birds entwined with gilt-tooled scroll-work on upper cover, black in-laid printer’s device with glit-tooled scroll, candelabra and rampant lions on lower cover; by H. Sperling. Housed in slip-cover. Folio

Berlin: Hasefer Verlag 1923

Est: $1,200 - $1,800