Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $1,500
Estimate $2,000 - $2,500
Sold for $1,830
Including buyer's premium

Seder Hoshanot in pleasant handwriting, with decorations, according to the custom of Rome. 

Specifications: [1], 15, [9] paper leaves. 21x27 cm. Block writing in ink. 

Unique Features: Pleasant decorations in a number of places, many of them in the form of pitchers and crowns. An illustration of a Star of David  is on page 11b, with an illustration of two lions leaning on a palm tree inside it. 

Ownership reference at the top: "Rafael Chizkiya Foa", from the city of Cuneo in Northern Italy, dated October 11, 1913.

Condition: Very fine, aging stains. Original semi-parchment binding. 

Manuscripts and Glosses: Italian