52 113 PICART, BERNARD. Ceremonies et Coutumes Religieuses de tous les Peuples du Monde [“Ceremonies and Religious Customs of All the Peoples of the World.”] Volume I [only]: The Ceremonies of the Jews. Numerous engravings (including fold-outs) portraying the rites and life-style of the Jews as practiced in 18th century Amsterdam. French text. pp. (4), 28, (1), p.52, (3), 34-156, 88. New tissue-guards. Marbled endpapers. Contemporary mottled calf, spine neatly repaired. Folio. Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1739. $800 - $1200 ❧ Striking, illustrated edition of the Biblical Book of Jonah by this Austrian-Jewish artist (1894-1955). 114 KAUFMANN, ISIDOR. Complete set of sixteen large color plates, reproducing the Artist’s work. Introductory text in English by Rabbi Dr. H.P. Chajes and Herman Menkes. Each plate individually matted. Original decorative portfolio. Lg. folio. Vienna, 1925. $2000 - $3000 ❧ Uncommon issue with text in English. 115 RABAN, ZE’EV. Shir Hashirim - The Song of Songs. One of 500 copies (this copy unnumbered). FINELY BOUND in original Bezalel-style mottled calf with sunken central rectangular medallion reproducing an illustration by Raban of the Queen of Sheba. Decorative additional title page and 26 color plates comprising illustrations, illuminations and calligraphic text by Raban. Folio. Berlin, Hasefer Verlag, 1923. $500 - $700 ❧ Binding in an uncommonly fine condition. 116 SZYK, ARTHUR. Le Livre D`Esther. ONE OF 775 NUMBERED COPIES. Exquisite color plates, calligraphy and many historiated initials and head- and tail-pieces by Szyk. Text in Hebrew and French. Original gilt-tooled stiff wrappers. Slip-case. 8vo. Paris, Pierre Frazier, (1925). $300 - $500