Auction No. 093

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

April 5, 2016

Auction: Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at 17:00.

Exhibition Schedule:

Thursday 31 March 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Sunday, April 3, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Monday April 4, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400
Sold for $ 415
Including buyer's premium

Deed of sale of a Jerusalem courtyard. [1864].
[1] leaf. 35x44 cm. Nice, Sephardic hand.
Leah bat Avraham Yitzchak and her husband Chaim Yosef ben David Halevi sold the courtyard to R' Bentzion Leon, a wealthy Jerusalem resident who owned much property in the city. The courtyard, the surrounding homes, alleys and the names of its residents are described in detail, providing valuable information regarding the history of the city. The deed was arranged on 8 Sivan 1864 and was signed by Zvi Hirsch ben Aryeh and Aharon ben Avraham of Lomza. 
Fold marks. Very fine condition.

Category
Eretz Israel & Zionism