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  The Book of Esther.  
  Illustrated by Zeev Raban, "Bezalel", Jerusalem  

 
Author Raban, Zeev (Ze`ev) [Illustr.]

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Place of Publication Tel-Aviv
Publication Name Sinai
Year ND (c.1950)
Language(s) Hebrew English
Description
RARE edition of the Book of Esther, richly illustrated by the early "Betzalel" artist Ze`ev Raban in his typical Orientalist style. The book features 11 full-color mounted plates of the illustrated Book of Esther in Hebrew, with a parallel English translation. 255x225mm. Unpaginated. Red imitation leather Hardcover with gilt emblem on front. Cover slightly worn and bent/curved. Sticker residues on endpapers. Stamp and pen/pencil inscriptions on whitepage upper corner. Binding loose and visible between several pages. First chapter (four pages) detached from binding, transparent tape on plate corners - NO damage to plate. Two pages upper corner slightly bumped. [SUMMARY]: Save for some light external wear, this extremely rare edition of The Book of Esther, beautifully illustrated by a prominent early Israeli artist, is in good condition.
Price $85.00
(Price does not include Shipping Costs!)
Catalog Index Number MA 12 03



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