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The Haggadah

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Title The Haggadah / Arthur Szyk
with translation and commentary by Byron L. Sherwin.
Additional Titles Freedom illuminated
In every generation
Remaking the Szyk Haggadah
Szyk Haggadah
Haggadah. English. Szyk. 2008.
Edition [Limited edition].
Related place Burlingame (Calif.)-place of publication
Contributors Szyk, Arthur, 1894-1951 (artist)
Sherwin, Byron L. (translator)
Ungar, Irvin (publisher)
Publisher Burlingame, California : Historicana
Creation Date [2008]
Notes In a red cloth-covered clamshell box.
Box contains: Haggadah accompanied by companion volume Freedom illuminated : understanding the Szyk Haggadah / edited by Byron L. Sherwin and Irvin Ungar
and a videodisc titled, In every generation : remaking the Szyk Haggadah (advance presentation
documentary of how this edition of the Haggadah was created : 17:00).
Companion volume and videodisc catalogued separately.
Also accompanied by a magnifying glass in a separate box.
Hebrew pages and artwork originally published by Beaconsfield Press, London, 1940.
"Three hundred numbered copies of The Szyk Haggadah are printed on special Hahnemühle paper, of which eighty-five copies in the Premier binding, accompanied by a portfolio of twelve individual prints, are numbered 1-85
and two-hundred-fifteen copies in the Deluxe binding are numbered 86-300. An additional eighteen copies are hors de commerce. This book is Number ... to which I, as Publisher, affix my signature: Irvin Ungar"--Colophon.
"The typefaces used for the black Haggadah text are Ehrhardt ... The titling type is ... Penumbra. ... The book was printed by Rick De Coyte at Silicon Galelry Fione Art Prints in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using an ultra-high resolution, eight-color ink jet process on equipment manufactured by Epson. This book is the first edition of this scale ever printed in this manner ... The bindings and boxes were designed by Paul Vogel at Vogel Bindery in East Hampton, New York, and Irene Morris. The bindings for the Haggadah were executed by Paul Vogel. The paste papers were hand-painted by Sage Reynolds ... The bindings for the companion volume were done by Coriander Reisbord in El Cerrito, California. The boxes were created by John Demerritt Bookbinding in Emeryville, California. --Colophon.
NLI copy 1(R): Number 163 of 215 copies in the Deluxe binding, numbered 86-300.
Text of the Haggadah in Hebrew with English translation
commentary in English.
New English translation (in black) by Rabbi Byron L. Sherwin, with his commentary (in blue).
Extent 95 pages : color illustrations
29 cm + 1 magnifying glass, box 33 cm
Language English
Copyright Date ©2008
National Library system number 990048044170205171

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