04-10-2008 04-12-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2402 Boston
April 10, 2008 05:00 PMCalender


Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2402 Location: Boston Date / Time: April 10, 2008 5:00PM


(Haggadah) Seder Haggadah shel Pesah 'im pitron be-lashon Sefardi Livorno: Elijah Benamozegh, 1867. 8vo., with 31 half-page with numerous woodcuts illustrating the Passover preparations, order of the Seder and the ten plagues.

Note: Livorno [Leghorn], Italy became in the 19th century the printing center for Jewish communities across North Africa and this edition was likely for export as it is printed with a Ladino translation.
Estimate $250-350


Elijah Benamozegh, Passover, printing center, North Africa, Italy