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Megillat Esther [MANUSCRIPT]

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Published by Bezalel, Palestine, 1914
Condition: vg Hardcover
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ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)
Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.

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13 x 3 inches (top to bottom of spindle). 6" (scroll case). Burled olive wood case spectarularly carved with depictions of the Western wall, with buildings and trees from the Temple mount. The words Jerusalem (yerushalem without the final yod), Tzion (the mount of David), and Kotel Ma'aravi (the Western wall) written in black ink. Manuscript with black ink on white parchment, four inches in height, containing the biblical book of Esther; Letters in large Torah style script with decorative tagin. From the Bezalel school in Jerusalem. A charming and large Megillah. Complete and kosher. Fine condition. The two distinguishing points to help determine dating are the spelling of Jerusalem which, until the 1930s on decorative objects such as this olive wood, was spelled without the final yod. The other primary point is the colored mosaic patterns that are carved into the olive wood box. Bookseller Inventory # 16614

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Title: Megillat Esther [MANUSCRIPT]

Publisher: Bezalel, Palestine

Publication Date: 1914

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: vg

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Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

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