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Omzsa Haggada. Haggada Ribary Geza dr Bevezetesevel Munkacsi Erno dr Torteneti es Muveszeti Tanulmanyaval Kohn Zoltan dr Forditasaval es Magyarazataval

Kahn, Zoltan; Ernest Munkacsi; Geza Ribary

Published by Ernest Munkacsi, Budapest, 1942
Condition: Good Hardcover

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1/900 Unnumbered. Folio. (1) v-lvii (essay), (1) 73-1 (1) (Haggada), Ixi-lxxxii (1) (Facsimile). Original brown paper-covered boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine, protected by modern mylar. The last Haggada to be published in Europe during WWII in 1942 in Omzsa, Hungary. Originally published by the Aid Society for Hungarian Jews [Magyar Zsido Segito Akcio]. With 4 original ink signatures of translators and illustrators underneath colophon. Text of Haggada in Hungarian and Hebrew on facing pages. Translated and annotated by Dr. Zoltan Kahn. Illustrated by Dr. Ernest Munkacsi, who also wrote the historical essay. The illustrations reproduced in red and yellow follow ancient Egyptian artistic motifs. The page borders and other ornaments continuing the Egyptian motifs were designed by Bertalon Gondor. Also includes b/w facsimiles of pages from earlier illuminated manuscripts and printed texts. Introduction by Dr. Geza (Moshe) Ribary. Music annotations for various parts of the Seder. An example of sumptuous book craft, executed with loving attention to quality and detail. Light wear along edges of cover with small chops at head and tail of spine, some scuffing and chipping along back joint of spine. Yaari. Bookseller Inventory # 39554

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Title: Omzsa Haggada. Haggada Ribary Geza dr ...

Publisher: Ernest Munkacsi, Budapest

Publication Date: 1942

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Limited First edition.

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