Sarajevo Haggadah
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Published by Prosveta in Beograd, Sarajevo, Svjetlost .
Written in English


  • Sarajevo Haggadah,
  • Haggadah -- Illustrations,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Jewish

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [45].

StatementEugen Werber ; [translation, Olga Popović-Marjanović].
LC ClassificationsBM675.P4 Z89 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination44, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2763764M
LC Control Number86120705

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