Auction No. 096

Rare Books & Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters, Zionism, Erez Israel, Judiaca objects & art, numismatics & archeology

November 29, 2016

Auction: Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at 17:00.

Exhibition Schedule:

Thursday November 24, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Sunday, November 27, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Monday November 28, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Opening $200
Estimate $400 - $600
Sold for $586
Including buyer's premium

A collection of Yemenite manuscripts, most of them on the laws of ritual slaughter. 19th century. 
[320] paper leaves approximately. Various Yemenite handwriting. Includes:
* Laws of treifot in a new binding. [68] leaves. 11x7 cm.
* A collection of the laws of ritual slaughter including the book "S.K" i.e., Sha'arei Kedushah by Rabbi Yichye ben Yosef Tzalach, a summary of the book "Y.M'" [= Yemin Moshe by Moshe Vintora], Glosses to the book Zivchei Shelamim by Yehuda ben Amram Dion and Zivchei Elokim by Yosef ben Shalom Kara and the book P"Z [= Poel Tzedek?] in an old binding. [131] leaves. 11x8 cm.
* Some of the laws of ritual slaughter from the Shulchan Aruch with Zevach Todah by Rabbi Yichye ben Yosef Tzalach around it. [43] leaves. 24x16 cm.
* Ibur Shanim with a calendar for the years 1899-1900 in a cardboard binding. [11] leaves. 17x11 cm.
* The book of Shemot with Onkelos's translation without vowels and without cantillation. [54] leaves. 22x16 cm.
A bundle of single leaves from other manuscripts.  
Size and condition vary. Moderate-fine. 

Yemenite Manuscripts