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Auction 57 - Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

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Lot no: 1 Torah Scrolls, Tefillin and Esther Scrolls Collection of Parshiot of Tefillin Written by the Famed Scribe Rabbi Nachman Sofer Papirna - Scribe of Leading Rebbes, of Rabbi Yitzchak Ze'ev of Brisk and of the Chazon Ish Collection of Parshiot of Tefillin Written by the Famed Scribe Rabbi Nachman Sofer Papirna - Scribe of Leading Rebbes, of Rabbi Yitzchak Ze'ev of Brisk and of the Chazon Ish

Collection of parshiot of tefillin written by the famed scribe R. Nachman Papirna. [Jerusalem, mid-20th century]. Tefillin, according to Rashi's tradition, ink on parchment, Chassidic script according to the Arizal and the Taz. The collection contains: Parshiot of three and one half sets of tefillin - three parshiot of tefillin shel Yad, and four parshiot of tefillin shel rosh (16 units) + one...

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Lot no: 2 Torah Scrolls, Tefillin and Esther Scrolls Small Sefer Torah, with Brass Handles - Ashkenazi-Chassidic Script - Southern Poland, 19th Century Small Sefer Torah, with Brass Handles - Ashkenazi-Chassidic Script - Southern Poland, 19th Century
Sefer Torah, Ashkenazi-Chassidic scribal script. [Southern Poland, ca. mid-19th century]. Ink on parchment, 42 lines per column. Rolled on brass Atzei Chaim. Two ornamentations: One appears at the beginning of Shirat HaYam above the opening words: Az Yashir, and the second is a slanting of the letter "chet" of "VaYachel Moshe". The travels in Parshat Mas'ei are written in a unique manner: most...Read more
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1,800 $
2,214 $
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Lot no: 3 Torah Scrolls, Tefillin and Esther Scrolls Miniature Sefer Torah - Poland, Early 19th Century Miniature Sefer Torah - Poland, Early 19th Century
Miniature Sefer Torah, in Ashkenazi scribal writing. [Poland, first half of 19th century]. Ink on light-colored, thin parchment. Especially charming writing, 42 lines per column. Tagim ornamentation [artistic duplicates of the tagim adorn the letters of the top lines]. Enclosed is a report by an expert on ancient Torah scrolls, who determined the place and date of the writing. He also notes...Read more
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1,800 $
11,070 $
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Lot no: 4 Torah Scrolls, Tefillin and Esther Scrolls Sefer Torah - Austro-Hungary, Early 19th Century Sefer Torah - Austro-Hungary, Early 19th Century
Torah scroll, Ashkenazi scribal writing. [Western Hungary / Eastern Austria, ca. first half of 19th century]. About half of the scroll [from Parshat Ki Tisa until Parshat Korach, and other membranes] have been replaced at a later time, apparently from the time the mantle was dedicated [Western Hungary or Eastern Austria, ca. beginning of 20th century]. Ink on parchment, 42 lines per column....Read more
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1,230 $
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Lot no: 5 Torah Scrolls, Tefillin and Esther Scrolls Sefer Torah on Gevil - Yemen, 19th Century Sefer Torah on Gevil - Yemen, 19th Century
Sefer Torah, Yemenite scribal writing. [Yemen, mid-19th century]. Ink on soft thick gevil. Dark reddish-brown hue, several particularly dark sheets, 51 lines per column. Written according to Yemenite tradition which follows the rulings of the Rambam: spacing between parshiot according to the Rambam's opinion; Shirat Ha'azinu in 67 lines [Rambam's opinion cited in Keter ben Asher, unlike the...Read more
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2,000 $
2,460 $
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Lot no: 6 Torah Scrolls, Tefillin and Esther Scrolls Sefer Torah on Gevil - Morocco, 18th/19th Century Sefer Torah on Gevil - Morocco, 18th/19th Century
Sefer Torah, ink on gevil, in Sephardi scribal writing. [Morocco, 18th/19th century]. Ink on soft gevil. Light-brown hue. 52 lines per column. Height of membranes: approximately 51 cm. Good-fair condition. Few stains. One membrane slightly detached. Housed in a new case, 85 cm, made of Formica-covered wood with a colorful print, framed with tin crown ornaments. Enclosed is a report by an...Read more
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1,500 $
1,845 $
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Lot no: 7 Torah Scrolls, Tefillin and Esther Scrolls Esther Scroll - Ashkenazi Script - Lithuania Esther Scroll - Ashkenazi Script - Lithuania
Esther Scroll. [Lithuania, first half of 19th century]. Ink on parchment. Ashkenazi scribal script, decorated with tagim (Serifs), 45 lines per column. Enclosed is an expert's report. Height of parchment: 30 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, wear. Slight tears and creases at the beginning of the scroll and at the end. Read more
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300 $
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Lot no: 8 Torah Scrolls, Tefillin and Esther Scrolls Esther Scroll - Sephardi Script Esther Scroll - Sephardi Script
Esther Scroll. [Near East (most probably Eretz Israel), first half of 20th century]. Ink on parchment. Sephardi scribal script decorated with serifs (tagim). "Hamelech" scroll (most columns open with the word "Hamelech"), 20 lines per column. On the reverse of the first membrane appears an inscription in oriental script: "this scroll was… the estate of the deceased rabbi…" Rolled on a wooden...Read more
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300 $
418 $
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Lot no: 9 Bibles and Tehillim ive Books of the Torah - Paris, 1546 - Miniature Edition ive Books of the Torah - Paris, 1546 - Miniature Edition
Five Books of the Torah, "Printed by the behest of Robertus Stephanus and in his home". Paris, 1546. Five volumes in a miniature format of the Bible edition printed in Paris in 1543-1546. Five volumes: Bereshit: [144] leaves. Originally: [146] leaves. Lacking 2 middle leaves. Shemot: [123] leaves. Vayikra: [88] leaves. Bamidbar: [122] leaves. Devarim: [107] leaves. 10.5 cm. Overall good...Read more
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400 $
1,599 $
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Lot no: 10 Bibles and Tehillim Nevi'im Rishonim, Ezekiel and Trei Asar (Minor Prophets) - Antwerp, 1565 - Miniature Edition - Original Vellum Bindings Nevi'im Rishonim, Ezekiel and Trei Asar (Minor Prophets) - Antwerp, 1565 - Miniature Edition - Original Vellum Bindings
Three volumes of the miniature Bible printed by Christophe Plantin: The books of Joshua, Judges and Samuel; the Book of Kings; the books of Ezekiel and Trei Asar. Anversa (Antwerp): Plantin, [ca. 1565]. Christophe Plantin was one of the foremost printers in the 16th century. Shortly before printing the bible, Plantin established a partnership with the Italian Bomberg family that gave him access...Read more
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600 $
1,845 $
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