AUCTION 54 | Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts Autograph Letters, Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 141


Chukath HaPesach [“The Law of Passover”]. Prefaced by “Ke’arath Keseph,” a lengthy panegyric by R. Joseph Ezovi of Perpignan; prayers and readings for the month of Nissan, and for the night of Passover; Passover Hagadah; and finally, Pirkei Avoth (Ethics of the Fathers). Edited by R. Abraham Ankawa. ff. 84. Trimmed and lightly browned. Contemporary Indian-style calf, gilt extra, rubbed. 12mo. Vinograd, Jerusalem 19; Yudlov, 861; Yaari 628; Halevy 12.

Jerusalem: Israel ben Abraham (Bak) 1843

Est: $4,000 - $6,000
<<Second Jerusalem Hagadah>> - (The first edition appeared a year prior: See Kestenbaum & Company, Superior Hebrew Printed Books, 20th June 2005, Lot 30). Carries the Haskamah of Chief Rabbi Chaim Abraham Gaguine of Jerusalem who commends the man responsible for bringing the book to press, Reuben of Damascus.