Ze'ev Raban. Shir HaShirim, Hebrew-French Edition. Bezalel, Jerusalem, 1930
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Le Cantique de Salomon, enluminé par Ze'ev Raban, Shir HaShirim painted by Ze'ev Raban, "Bezalel," Jerusalem. Published by "Shir HaShirim," Jerusalem, 1930.
The book contains 26 color photo plates which are pasted onto its pages, located on the right side of the book when opened (printed from left to right). Partial texts from the scroll are in the paintings' margins, with a French translation on the left. Printed dedication from Ze'ev Raban to Prof. Boris Schatz, founder and director of the Bezalel School of Art. Dedication from 1946 on the flyleaf.
 leaves, 33.5 cm.
Bound in the original handsome leather binding with leaf and flower decorations. The cover sports a metal repousse of the Queen of Sheba. Fine condition.