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Lot 29A

The Esther Scroll, Limited Collector's Edition of 1,746 Copies, In Wooden Display

Estimate: $500 - $700

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The Esther Scroll, Limited Collector's Edition of 1,746 Copies, In Wooden Display,

Multilingual Edition: English, French, German, Hebrew,

Manuscript Scroll in wooden display with a gilt-edge Commentary Volume by Falk Wiesemann, 194 pp.

TASCHEN's facsimile of the Esther scroll is a major achievement in publishing history,

It is produced from the very fine manuscript scroll held by the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Bibliothek in Hanover, dated 1746,

Facsimile scroll in a handcrafted walnut-veneer display case, measuring          7 1/2" x 21 1/2" x 9 1/4", weighing 11.2 pounds,

Richly illustrated continuous scroll, measuring 13" in height and over 21 ft. long, unfurls right to left from a leather-bound cylinder,

Clothbound and gilt-edged commentary volume measures 9" x 13 1/2",

ISBN 9783836517782, 

Condition comes in original box, like new, see photographs

 

Condition

Condition comes in original box, like new, see photographs

Overall Dimensions
Height: 11.00 in
Width: 26.25 in
Depth: 14.75 in
Weight: 16.00 lbs

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