Machsor Lipsiae

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 181

Machsor Lipsiae

Sixty-Eight Facsimile Plates of the Medieval, Illuminated Hebrew Manuscript in the Possession of the Leipzig University Library. Text in Hebrew, German and English Plate volume in pictoral cream folding box with multi-colored stamp design on front. Accompanied by Text Volume (essays by Elias Katz and Bezalel Narkiss). Housed in original publisher’s box, worn. Folio

Leipzig : 1964

Est: $700 - $900
First illustrated Machzor reproduced in facsimile. The Leipzig Machzor is the most sumptuous of South German illuminated Machzorim, with the most extensive array of illustrations. It is regarded as one of the most significant medieval monuments of Hebraic art