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Jewish traditions

Browse Shapero’s fine collection of collectible and iconic examples of highly-sought-after books and works on paper illustrating Jewish traditions across the continents and through the ages 

 

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  1. 4to (26 x 20 cm), 52 ll., title within decorative typographic border; double column Hebrew, Ladino and Aramaic text, 11 engraved illustrations in the text, most half-page, some a little larger; expected wine stains and other signs of ritual use; modern calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt in compartments, with black label, lettered in English in gilt. A very good copy.

    £3,750
  2. First edition. Original illuminated dust jacket, beige cloth boards; viii, 501 pp. A fine copy.

    £75
  3. Third printing (first edition). Original clean brown cloth boards with illuminated spine, no dust jacket; clean crisp pages, on page with a small closed tear with marks of old tape; xviii, 3-623 pp. A very good copy.

    £100
  4. First edition, signed & inscribed by the author on half-title. Contemporary half vellum binding gilt. Many b/w illustration plates. xviii, 160 pp. A fine, crisp copy.

    £400
  5. Five volumes: I. - 175 leaves; II. - 168 leaves; III. - 153 leaves; IV. - 149 leaves; V. - 135 leaves, 136-147 pp. Hebrew and English text. Contemporary full calf.

    £9,000
  6. With engraved frontispiece. Modern brown cloth boards with leather spine and gilt title.

    £750
  7. First edition; 8vo (16.7 x 12 cm); title within ornamental border; text in Hebrew, Yiddish and Aramaic. Some staining and browning to pages, as expected. Modern brown morocco boards. Exlibris of Eliyahu Reichmann of Jerusalem to inner front cover. 50 ll.

    £13,500
  8. Revised edition, officially promoted in 1981 as a limited edition of 650 copies (of which only 53 were bound thus), however, on the limitation page of this copy, a calligraphic statement says: Four additional sets of sheets were discovered in 1986 and bound up, making a total of 264. This is number 204; 4to, (30 x 22 cm); signed gift inscription by the Author to half-title, 2,466 miniature black & white illustrations throughout; original full goatskin gilt by Penine Binding, Halifax; [with] Supplementary Volume, flat signed on the half-title by the Author, some colour and many black & white illustrations; perfect bound with illustrated wrappers; both preserved in the original goatskin solander box, rear upper corner bumped, a little rubbed on extremities, otherwise very good, both volumes the enclosed in a fine state.

    £750
  9. Folio; original pictorial paper wrappers; 3-22 pp. (complete), unstitched as issued; edges slightly rubbed.

    £450
  10. 8vo; all three volumes signed and dated in Hebrew by David Sassoon on title-pages and also include later bookplates in English, added by Sassoon's great grandchild. David Sassoon's name also appears in gilt letters on the spine of Rosh HaShanah volume, text in Hebrew; contemporary morocco bindings with fine, gilt ornamental tooling to spine and boards, embossed endleaves and all edges gilt, slightly rubbed; Rosh HaShana Machzor: one vol., 114 ll.; Yom Kippur Machzor: two vols., 130 ll. & 166 ll.

    £4,500
 

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