The Golden Haggadah of Jerusalem (Signed, With Original Illustration). Jossi STERN, Noah Ophir, calligraphy.

The Golden Haggadah of Jerusalem (Signed, With Original Illustration)

Herzlia: Palphot Ltd, [1986]. Edition not stated. Oblong quarto (ca 25cm x 33cm); glazed boards; unpaginated; illus. Signed by illustrator Jossi Stern on title page, with a full-page original drawing by him on final preliminary leaf, a self-portrait in which a seated Stern is being patted on the head by a beneficent angel (mal'ach); captioned and signed at lower right, "M. Katz and Jossi Stern." Fine copy, but lacking the publisher's slipcase.

An attractively-produced Haggadah, published as a gift book for attendees of a fundraising dinner for Ezrath Nashim Hospital in Jerusalem, April 3, 1986. Includes 27 full-page, four-color illustrations after watercolors by Stern. Bilingual text (Hebrew and English). Stern (1923-1992), a prolific and highly-regarded, Hungarian-born Israeli painter and illustrator, his works still widely published and exhibited in Israel.

Price: $300.00

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