DIE PESSACH-HAGGADAH DES GERSCHOM KOHEN PRAG 5287/1527 [INCLUDES BOOKLET AS ISSUED] [HAGADAH SHEL PESACH PESAH]

Soncino-Gesellschaft der Freunde des Judischen Buches/Josef Altmann, 1926. Hardcover. Item #41924

Limited first edition. Original publisher’s marbled boards and vellum spine with gilt lettering. Small folio. 75 unpaginated pages [+ 14 page booklet]. 1 of 800 copies printed. Text in Hebrew, booklet in German. Top edge gilt .A high quality facsimile of the original text and woodcut illustrations of Gershom Kohen's Prague Haggadah of 1527. High quality 14-page booklet laid in at front, which serves as a German-language forward and commentary to the text, giving context and history to the publication. The first publication in the “Monumenta Hebreica et Judaica” series. Bookplate, previous owner's inscription on front blank endpaper. Slight staining to upper outside margin corner, not touching text. Corners bumped. Booklet in Very Good Condition; Book in Good- Condition, solid and attractive. (Hag-4-3).

Price: $375.00

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