Stock Image
The Szyk Haggadah: Byron L. Sherwin with Irvin Ungar

The Szyk Haggadah

Byron L. Sherwin with Irvin Ungar

Published by A Historicana Book - Abrams, New York, 2011
ISBN 10: 0810997452 / ISBN 13: 9780810997455
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 1
From Sabra Books (Naperville, IL, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: US$ 51.50
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Returns Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: The Szyk Haggadah

Publisher: A Historicana Book - Abrams, New York

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Description:

English and Hebrew text. Very slight wear along the DJ edges. Bookseller Inventory # 106257

About this title:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads:
4.42 avg rating
(12 ratings)

Synopsis:

Arthur Szyk  (pronounced ?Shick?) created his magnificent Haggadah in Lodz, on the eve of the Nazi occupation of his native Poland. There is no Haggadah like it, before or since, filled with sumptuous paintings of Jewish heroes and stunning calligraphy.


This edition, the first since 1940 to be reproduced from Szyk?s original art, boasts a newly commissioned and extremely practical English text by Rabbi Byron L. Sherwin, ideal for use at any family Seder, and a special commentary section by Rabbi Sherwin and Irvin Ungar gives insight into both the rituals of the Seder and Szyk?s rich illustrations.


Available in both hardcover and paperback editions, The Szyk Haggadah will transform the Seder, bringing the story of the Exodus from Egypt into a more contemporary light. 

Praise for The Szyk Haggadah:

"Szyk's Haggadah is still fabulous and fresh."
 -Hadassah Magazine

About the Author:

Arthur Szyk (1884?1951) was known primarily as a political illustrator of the highest caliber. Eleanor Roosevelt once referred to him as a ?one-man army,? and indeed, he saw himself as a ?soldier in art.?
Byron L. Sherwin, a Jewish scholar and ethicist, has served on the faculty of the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies since 1970. He lives in Chicago. 

Irvin Ungar, an antiquarian bookseller and former rabbi, has championed the rediscovery of Szyk?s work. He lives in Burlingame, California.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • Check
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: Sabra Books
Address: Naperville, IL, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: April 1, 2015
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

WE DON'T ACCEPT PAYPAL. All sales are in U.S. Currency. For shipping domestic orders (including territories and APO/FPO) we use U.S. Postal Service Media Mail/Book Rate (S&H): $ 3.90 for the 1st book, thereafter $1.50/book (please be aware that Media Mail is the slowest method provided by the USPS and shipments can take up to 4 or 5 weeks (usually however within 7 working days). For International orders: we ship First class Package International - actual shipping costs plus $2.00 handling for 1s...

[More Information]

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Store Description: Sabra Books was established in 2013. We offer books from a variety of categories including but not limited to History, Religion, Children¿s Books and Science. We strive for accurate description of the books we sell and a superb customer service. If you have a specific question regarding one of our items please send us an e-mail prior to purchasing and we will respond to your inquiry within 1-2 business days. We always buy collections, libraries, and major non-fiction accumulations of salable books. Contact the owner: Noah Pinko at (630)723-7492. Sabra Books Illinois P.O. Box 9319 Naperville, IL 60567 Books which are not put for sale donated to various charity organizations. We hope you will get good use of your purchase and that this has been an excellent experience for you. If you have any questions or problems, please do not hesitate to contact us. Your satisfaction is essential to our success as an online bookseller. Reading a book you hold in your hands is one of the greatest pleasures in life. I have passion for books! Thank you so much for ordering from Sabra Books.