AUCTION 73 | Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters & Graphic Art

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Lot 200


(Kalonymus ben Kalonymus). Masecheth Purim. With:(Tzvi Hirsch Sommerhausen). Hagadah LeLeil Shikurim [“Hagadah of the Night of Drunkards”]. And: (J. L. Ben-Ze’ev). Selichoth LePurim [“Penitential parayers for Purim.”]. And: (Abraham Mendel Mohr). Kol Bo LePurim. ff. (16); (16). Stained. Later boards. 8vo.

(Lemberg?): 1864

Est: $300 - $500
“One of the cleverest liturgical imitations known in Hebrew literature. The diction and style of the liturgy are reproduced in it with consummate skill, but instead of devotional spirit, it is permeated with humor and fun.” I. Davidson, Parody in Jewish Literature (1966) pp. 110-11.