Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 150
Estimate $ 250 - $ 300
Sal HaMatzot. Partial text of the Haggada, folded in a manner that allows for the insertion of three matzot for the Seder night. By Y.A. Landa, Tel Aviv [c. 1940]. Long paper, folded into three leaves, each leaf 23x21 cm. The first leaf features a large illustration of lions, with text at center: [in Hebrew] 'seven days you shall eat matzot', on the top of the 'Lamnatzeich' chapter of Psalms shaped like a menorah. The next pages feature a seder plate according to the customs of the Arizal and the GR"A, Kiddush text, Ha Lachma Anya, and more. Large sketch of the future Temple, with numbers marking locations and explanations. Promotional text interspersed on the pages. Rabbi Yaakov Landa was a grandson of the GRA. He published the works of the GRA and his son, Rabbi Avraham. Very rare. Not listed by Otzar Haggadot and not in Vinograd, Otzar Sifrei HaGRA. Very fine condition.
Passover Haggadot