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    Sale 2419 | Lot 16
    Price Realized: $27,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2419 Lot 16

      (HAGGADAH .) Szyk, Arthur. The Szyk Haggadah. Text in Hebrew and English edited by Cecil Roth. Printed in black, sanguine, purple, blue, red and green inks on vellum. 14 full-page plates and numerous vignettes and border decorations printed in color, by Szyk. Folio, full blue morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, cover gilt-stamped with emblem of a high priest holding the matzoh and Passover wine, spine gilt in 7 compartments, gilt turn-ins, doublures of mounted cream silk satin illustrated with Moses supporting the Ten Commandments; original velvet lined 1/2 blue morocco folding case, label with lion's head emblem gilt on upper board, lined in blue velvet. London: Beaconsfield Press, (1939)

      Estimate $15,000 - 25,000

      first szyk edition, the artist's best-known work, and the most celebrated modern illustrated haggadah. number 50 of 125 copies on vellum signed by szyk and roth, for sale in the British Empire.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $27,500