Auction 8 - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters

February 2, 2010

Collection of Oriental and Yemenite Manuscripts

Opening: $250
Sold for: $400
Including buyer's premium
Varied collection of tens of pages of various manuscripts from Oriental countries.
Antique manuscript from Yemen, of a proclamation for the night of Tisha Be'av, "which is said in Safed and in all of Israel", from 1644-1664; the wording of the Kolbo's ban ("On whoever causes distress to the Jews or whoever informs on his brethren…"); the book Ben Sira; Et Sofer (wordings of legal documents), [Morocco]; amulets and liturgical poems, Torah novellae and family memoirs.
Varying conditions and sizes.
Category
Manuscripts