Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 300 - $ 350
Sold for $ 732
Including buyer's premium

A printed poster, Ferrara 1761. Editto sopra li Ebrei. 

Specifications: [1] paper leaf. 21x27 cm. Italian. Printed in two colors, red and black. 

Unique Features: A printed poster containing an order to the Jewish residents of the city of Ferrara from the city's Archbishop obligating the Jews to appoint forty volunteers to Ferrara's team of firefighters. The Jews are exempt from participating in extinguishing a fire which breaks out on Shabbat or festivals, but the community must fund the employment of the gentile firefighters in their stead.

Condition: Very fine.  

Manuscripts and Glosses: Italian