EARLY 19TH-CENTURY HEBREW PRAYERBOOK IN A BEAUTIFUL SILVER AND VELVET BINDING
(JUDAICA). Seder Keri'ei Mo'ed… Vienna: Georg Hraschanzky, 1801. Octavo, contemporary full purple velvet, elaborate silver fittings, including decorative cornerpieces, centerpieces and clasp, patterned endpapers, decorated edges. $8500.
Early 19th-century Hebrew prayerbook in a very handsome and elaborate velvet binding with elaborate silver cornerpieces, catch and clasp, illustrated with three beautiful full page engraved plates, including the frontispiece illustration of the Song at the Sea (signed Israel ben Chayyim).
This prayerbook consists of liturgical readings for the three pilgrimage festivals. Text in Hebrew.
A few minor wormtrails, inner hinges reinforced, only light wear to velvet. A very attractive and early silver and velvet binding.