Beith Chorin

AUCTION 51 | Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts Graphic & Ceremonial Art Including: The Alfonso Cassuto Collection of Iberian Books, Part II

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Lot 174

Beith Chorin

With commentaries. Additional engraved title. Numerous copper-engraved illustrations. Fold-out Map of the Holy Land with 10 vignettes relating to the Tabernacle ff. (2), 64, (1). Lightly browned, stained in places, edges of map strengthened, pervious owners' marks. Contemporary calf, rubbed. 4to Yudlov 251(variant 4; not in JNUL); Yaari 162

Metz: Mose May 1767

Est: $2,500 - $3,500
The first Illustrated Hagadah Printed in France. According to Yudlov, this Hagadah was published in seven variants pertaining to the names and outlay of the Jewish and non-Jewish printers on the engraved title. In this variant, the name of the non-Jewish printer, Joseph Antoine, does not appear at all. Yudlov states that he located only one copy of this variant, in a private collection