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 $80
Estimate $200 - $400
Sold for $98
Including buyer's premium

Poems for weddings in calligraphic handwriting by Shmuel son of Moshe HaCohen of Livorno.

The author became famous for the many poems which he wrote for weddings, for dedications of synagogues, as well as elegies and wording for tombstones in Livorno between the years 1790 to circa 1821. He wrote his name with a dedication at the end of one of the poems: "He is a priest who speaks... Shmuel son of Rabbi Moshe HaCohen." Block Italian handwriting on both sides. 7 verses of poetry on one side and 33 verses on the other side.

[1] high-quality paper leaf. 21x29 cm.

Aging stains. Creases. A slight tear next to the upper right hand corner.

Fine condition.