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Bidding Information
Lot #    10493
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 10:55:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    [Artistic] Megillat Esther
Title (Hebrew)    מגלת אסתר
City    Leipzig
Publisher    Kadima
Publication Date    1932
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2], 66 pp., 242:156 mm., age staining, corners chipped, bound in the original title wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   Artisitic printed edition of Megillat Esther. The title page describes it as Megillat Esther with ornamentation by Joseph Kaplan and illustrations by J. Mohar מוהר, G. Dora דורע, and A. Havenor הוינער according to the Talmud and Midrash. The volume begins with a page with an intricate border and Esther and Mordecai at the sides that says Meshlach Manot for and leaves a blank space to be filled in. It is followed by an introductory page which includes an explanation of the symbolism in the borders. The title page follows, with an artistic frame topped by a crown. Each page of text has a border and almost all the text pages have a full facing page with an illustration of a scene in the Megillah. The entire text and the illustrations are all in green. The enumeration includes the blank pages between the text and illustrated pages. The original wrappers are present, the front wrapper a reproduction of the title page.
          
Paragraph 2    הקישוטים מאת יוסף קאפלאן. הציורים מאת י. מוהר, ג. דורע וא. הוינער, על פי ספורי התלמוד והמדרש. כל הספר בצבע ירוק. כל זוג דפים מחוברים זה לזה בצידם החיצוני. הספר נדפס בצד אחד של הדפים. ספירת הדפים הנדפסת כוללת גם את העמודים החלקים.
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0315613
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica
Drawings:    Checked