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Bidding Information
Lot #    24770
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 11:55:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Bible in Bezalel binding
Title (Hebrew)    תורה נביאים וכתובים
Author    [Binding - Bible]
City    Tel Aviv
Publisher    Sinai
Publication Date    after 1948
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   9x14cm. 1386 pp., in excellent condition, gilt edges. Binding slightly rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   While this Tanach was printed in Israel, the binding seems to be earlier. It's in the shape of a pocketbook and the word Yerushalayim is spelled without the yud. Copper roundel of Rachel's Tomb. These were usually given as gifts from a groom to bride.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Bindings:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica