Winner's Unlimited - No. 101

Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz Israel and Zionism

July 19, 2017
Opening $120
Estimate $500 - $1,500
Sold for $439
Including buyer's premium

A collection of some 60 handwritten leaves, excerpts from works, and individual leaves from various writers and different periods, some of them early, from circa 16th century, and the rest from the 17th to 19th centuries.

Novaelle of Talmudic topics and novaelle [Ashkenazi manuscript with cursive signatures from the 19th century]; Hoshanot in Sephardi handwriting; leaves with handwritten Lechashim; leaves of questions and answers on the topic of ritual slaughter - Judeo-Arabic; part of a Kabbalistic work which deals with ancient man and the Kabbalistic worlds; part of a handwritten machzor for Rosh Hashana; a work of prayer in manuscript form which was written on the occasion of a visit to the grave of Rabbi Yosef Ashkenazi ['We came before you from a faraway land...to pray before you about the situation...and his name is know throughout the diaspora that he is our master the great luminary...Rabbi Yosef Ashkenazi...and we traveled from our land and left our home...']; a leaf from a work on Aggadah; a handwritten leaf from tractate Megillah, with a commentary in Oriental handwriting; leather bindings of books with leaves not removed; the title page of tractate Ketubot which were printed in Amsterdam in the Proops printing press with the signature of Rabbi Yosef Tzrum, one of the heads of the Rabbis of Tzinah; leaves from the book of Shemot in handwritten form; excerpts from a work in Germany with words in Hebrew letters - the 19th century; other important manuscripts which were not thoroughly examined.

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Category
Manuscripts