Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 350
Estimate $ 400 - $ 500
Seder Haggada shel Pesach with translation into Sephardic the press of Moshe Yeshua b"r Yaakov Tobaina. Leghorn, [1853]. 38 leaves. 20 cm. Ladino translation with punctuated letters. The Maariv prayer for Passover night at the beginning of the haggda, with hymns at the conclusion [which were customarily NOT recited by the Sephardim]. Tens of woodcut vignettes and initial letters. Similar haggadot were printed in Leghorn that year; however this was printed at Tobiana press. Old binding. Stains. Leaves 21-22 are detached with a tear, without loss. Solitary worming holes on the last leaves. Moderate condition. Yaari 721, Otzar Haggadot 978.