SZYK, Arthur (illus.); ROTH, Cecil (ed.)
London, Beaconsfield Press, 1939.
One of 125 copies signed by Szyk and Roth (number 22), large 4to., (28.8 x 25 cm), text in Hebrew and English, printed on vellum on one side only, in variously coloured inks, 114 printed pages with 48 in full colour; 14 full-page and numerous smaller colour half-tone reproductions of Szyk's drawings including decorative initials, vignettes and border decorations. Original Blue Levant morocco, sewn on laced-in-cords, by Sangorski and Sutcliffe; covers tooled with image of a Hebrew prophet after Szyk, spine gilt in compartments, gilt lettered in two, turn-ins gilt, silk doublures printed with a monochromatic illustration of Moses supporting the Ten Commandments; original solander box recovered but retaining spine, front panel and velvet linings.
This copy additionally inscribed by Szyk to friends Minnie and William Salzman "whom I love so much" from New Canaan, [Ct.], 1950.
C. Roth, 'A Bibliographical Note on Szyk Haggadah' in Studies in Bibliography and Booklore, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1969, p. 50 ("Avignonese").
Stock ID: 96316