This text was prepared by William Gross:
This finely illustrated edition of the Haggadah was published in different editions with the commentary in languages designed for different communities: Sephardic, Ashkenazi and Italian. The frontispiece is printed in red and black ink. Inside the book are numerous illustrations, including one of the Akedah where Yitzhak is kneeling, an image whose source is in Christian tradition.
The Vendramin Hebrew press was established in 1630 by Giovanni Vendramin, who thereby broke the monopoly enjoyed by the Bragadin family in Venice. The press eventually joined with that of Bragadin, however, and the combined presses continue to operate well into the 18th C.