Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400
Sold for $ 537
Including buyer's premium

Collection of prayers and laws of Passover. Includes the Zevach Pesach with the laws of Passover in Judeo-Arabic by "Salimen Tzalach 'n Yosef Tzalach," the younger brother of the Maharitz (1a-7b); Tefillat Arvit Leil Pesach (7b-9a); Aggadita D'Pischa with the Haggada per the Yemenite customs and Arabic commentary compiled from the commentary of Rabbi Yitzchak Vaneh, including the Seder Ha'asiya B'Leilei Pesach (9b-20a); and parts of the prayers for Shacharit and Mussaf of Passover, including the Tefilat Tal and Am V'Kadosh Hayom. 

Specifications: [22] leaves, paper, 16x11 cm. Nice Yemenite handwriting.

Unique features: The work was written in Arabic and was designated for the masses and women, who were the ones that generally baked the Passover matzot. The work was only published recently, by Rabbi Yosef Kapach, and it has since been included in the Sidurei Etz Chaim. 

Condition: Fine. Aging stains. New, cardboard binding.

Yemenite Manuscripts