signed first edition Hardcover
 · Herzlia
by STERN, Jossi (illus); Noah Ophir (calligraphy)
Herzlia: Palphot Ltd, . Hardcover. 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.
(Inventory #: 52201)