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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 19:00

34 . Rare, unique collection of 50 sequential calendars printed in Vilna: 1810-1860

Fifty sequential calendars printed in Vilna-Grodno, between 1810-1860 at "Defus HaShutafim" [the partners' press] and then Romm press.

Specifications: Most measure 10x18.5 cm. The others are smaller.

Content: The format and topics of the calendars changed over the years, but its border was preserved.

Unique features: This unique collection includes fifty years of calendars printed by the same press, bound together originally. It is apparently very unique among collections of calendars extant in the world.

Condition: Fine. All the calendars are bound together originally, however, the binding has fallen into disrepair over the years, and only traces of the spine remain. Tears in solitary leaves. Aging stains.

Estimation

$4,000 - $6,000
Auction has finished
$3,000
$3,600
Including buyers premium
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