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Lot #    13371
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 1:57:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Die Pessach-Haggadah des Gerschon Kohen
Title (Hebrew)    הגדה של פסח
Author    [Haggadah - Illustrated - Women]
City    Berlin
Publisher    Josef Altmann
Publication Date    1926
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition of supplement. 14, [1] pp., [38] ff., 311:238 mm., wide margins, usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original boards, rubbed.
   Reproduction of the Prague-Kohn Haggadah, with a scholarly supplement in German on the Prague Haggadah and its history.

The original Prague is noteworthy, in addition to its usual fame, for the definition of "Maror" (bitter herbs) as the wife! The haggadah instructs the leader of the seder to point to his wife when he recites the text associated with Maror.

Paragraph 2    נספח: חוברת-תיאור בגרמנית.
   Yudlov 3024; CD-EPI 0186113; Not in Yaari
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Haggadah:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica