Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $200
Estimate $250 - $350

Specifications: 1 sheet of paper. 21x29 cm. Block Italian writing on both sides. 7 verses of poetry on one side and 3 verses on the other side. 

Unique Features: Poems for a wedding by Shmuel son of Moshe HaCohen of Livorno. The author wrote many poems for weddings, dedications of synagogues, as well as elegies and tombstone epitaphs in Livorno between the years 1790 until c. 1821. He wrote his name with a dedication at the end of one of the poems "He is a talking priest...Shmuel son of Rabbi Moshe HaCohen".

His name and city were written in English by someone else.

Condition: Fine. Aging stains. Creases.  

Manuscripts and Glosses: Italian