AUCTION 42 | Thursday, December 18th, 2008 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 89


Birkath ha-Mazon - Dos Benschen. ff. 71. Text in Hebrew, with Yiddish translation printed in waybertaytsch letters. [Vinograd, Amsterdam 1203; Turniansky 40 in: Alei Sefer, Vol. X (1982); Yudlov, Hagadah 145]. * Bound with: Minhagim. ff. 61. Judeo-German printed in waybertaytsch letters. ff. 55-6 loose. [Vinograd, Amsterdam 1210] Browned. Contemporary vellum, buckled. 4to

Amsterdam: de Cordova 1723

Est: $3,000 - $4,000
Compendium including Grace after Meals, Sabbath hymns, prayers before retiring, Birth, Marriage and Death, concluding with the Hagadah for Passover. The illuminating woodcuts illustrate select holidays and observances through the annual religious cycle. The prototype of these images was Menasseh ben Israel’s Sepher Minhagim, Amsterdam, 1645