Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 150
Estimate $ 200 - $ 250
Kochbuch fur Israelitische Frauen by Wolf Rebekka [Heinemann]. Frankfurt, 1896. [3], XVII, [1], 291, [3], 20 cm. German. Cookbook for Jewish women by Rivka Wolf. Includes many menus for weekdays, Shabbat, and holidays, including Passover. Sundry information, the medicine chest for the Jewish house. At the beginning and end of the book there are promotional pages for Jewish books and food. These leaves are partially in red ink, and are not included in other known copies of the book. Original binding with the name of the book and the author embossed in red along with an image of a Jewish woman cooking in her kitchen. Light blemish to the spine. Aging stains. One promotional leaf is detached. Fine condition. Rare edition. Not in the National Library.