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Shahn, Ben (1898-1969) Haggadah for Passover.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Shahn, Ben (1898-1969) Haggadah for Passover. Paris/London: The Trianon Press, 1966. Folio-format portfolio, copy number 34 of 228 printed on pure rag Arches Verge paper, text printed in Hebrew and English, illustrated by Shahn, translation, introduction and commentary by Cecil Roth; gold-tooled limp paper wrappers lettered in gold, housed in full parchment padded clamshell box tooled in gold with silver clasp, box somewhat reflexed, two instances of slight spotting, 15 3/4 x 12 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Cecil Roth, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Box, Clamshell, Containers, Folio, Paper, Paper art, Passover, Printing, Publishing, Trianon, London, Paris

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