Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $600
Estimate $800 - $1,000
Sold for $732
Including buyer's premium

Prayer book per the Karaite customs, printed and arranged on nice paper, two sections.

Content: Section one: Prayers for the weekday, Rosh Chodesh, Purim, four fast days, elegies, Shabbat, tammuz, mourning, circumcision, marriage ceremony and the days of mercy. Vilna, 1868. By Nissan Yehonatan Moschwitz and Zerach Chortzneko of Azar.

Specifications: 4, 176 pages. 21 cm.
Section two: Prayers for all the Shabbatot of the year with all their instructions and  issues. Odessa, 1872. By Zerach Chortzneko and Yitzchak Baum. 
Specifications: [4], 342 pages. 21 cm.

Unique features: Very rare. The last pages features a memorial for the souls of prominent Karaite sages, and a prayer for the welfare of the monarchy.

Condition: Very fine-excellent. Two sections bound together. Minimal aging stains.

Category
Karaite works