Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 400
Estimate $ 700 - $ 900
Sold for $ 671
Including buyer's premium

Manuscript ledger with various compilations, largely copies of rhymed and flowery letter salutations, in the style of the Sephardic sages, including salutations to halachic responsa, flowery words in honor of deceased people and such. 

Specifications: [44] leaves, 15x10 cm. Oriental script on both sides of the leaves  - other than about 10 blank leaves.

Unique features: The manuscript opens with a flowery introduction to the Mayim Amukim. Rabbi Yehuda Birdugo was a disciple of the Mashbi"r and colleague of the Ohr HaChaim, as mentioned at the end of his Mayim Amukim. This introduction was not included in the Mayim Amukim that was printed from manuscript in Jerusalem, 2011.

Content: Three leaves bear lists of references to responsa and poskim regarding Choshen Mishpat.

Condition: Fine. A number of detached leaves. Minimal aging stains. New binding.

Sephardic manuscripts