Die Geschichte von der Susanna und Daniel

AUCTION 22 | Tuesday, January 27th, 2004 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts and Works of Graphic Art Including Holy Land Maps, Illustrated Books, Photography and Graphic Art from The Collection of Daniel M. Friedenberg of Greenwich, Conn

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Lot 163

Die Geschichte von der Susanna und Daniel

Gilt title, ten maunuscript pages, three full-page woodcuts, bold initial letter in gilt. Striking endpapers. Boards. Sm.4to

(Germany?): 1923

Est: $1,200 - $1,800
Entirely accomplished in manuscript by an unknown artist-scribe. Susanna and the Elders is an apocryphal book added in ancient versions to the canonical Book of Daniel. It concerns the unjust accusation of adultry by Susanna and her legal vindication as proved by Daniel