Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 1,200
Estimate $ 1,400 - $ 1,500
Gedolim Ma'asei Hashem. Comprehensive elucidation on the anecdotes in the Torah, including the Haggada of Pesach with commentary by Rabbi Eliezer Ashkenaz. Venice, [1583]. First edition. [6], 197 leaves. 28.5 cm. Unique work on the Torah that was later printed in many editions. Chapter 24, "Ma'asei Mitzrayim" includes the entire Passover haggada with commentary after each paragraph. New, magnificent leather binding. The first and last leaves were professionally restored with loss of solitary letters. Aging stains. Very fine condition. Owner signature on leaf 170. Otzar Haggadot 30.
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