Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Passover Haggadah – Jerusalem, 1842 – First Haggadah Printed in Jerusalem

Opening: $5,000

Passover Haggadah, with Kabbalat Shabbat, Arvit and Sefirat HaOmer service. Jerusalem: R. Yisrael Bak, [1842]. This is the first Haggadah printed in Jerusalem, and one of the first Hebrew titles printed in Jerusalem, in the press founded by R. Yisrael Bak.
In his foreword at the beginning of the Haggadah, the printer writes about the founding of the press in Jerusalem.
[30] leaves. 15 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dark stains and mold. Worming, tears and open tears, affecting text. Tear with printing defect, affecting text. Paper repairs to most leaves. Many inscriptions on title page. New leather binding.
Sh. HaLevy 5; Yaari 618; Otzar HaHaggadot 849.

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