Lot 15: Passover Haggadah - Ma'ale Beit Chorin - With Map of Eretz Israel - Amsterdam, 1781
November 15, 2016
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: Passover Haggadah - Ma'aleh Beit Chorin, "According to Ashkenazi and Sephardi tradition", with commentaries of the Alshich, Gevurot Hashem by the Maharal and Ollelot Efraim by Rabbi Shalom Efraim of Luntschitz [author of Kli Yakar]. Amsterdam, . Proops Press. First edition of the Haggadah with this title. Half-title page with a copperplate illustration. Copperplate illustrations according to the 1795 Amsterdam edition. At the end of the Haggadah is a large [folded] plate with a map of Eretz Israel. Ownership inscription on title page. , 52 leaves + folded plate (map). Approximately 25 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, food stains. Detached signatures. Tear of about 10 cm on margins of folded map, without lack. Contemporary leather binding with gilt decorations. Wear, worming and damages to binding; most of the spine is missing. Ya'ari 199; Otzar HaHaggadot 300.