Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Five Books of the Torah, With the Five Megillot and Haftarot – Amsterdam, 1746-1747 – Tortoise-shell Binding, With Silver Clasps and Silver Spine Bearing the Owner's Name

Opening: $400
Sold for: $2,500
Including buyer's premium

Five Books of the Torah, with the Five Megillot and Haftarot. Amsterdam: Hertz Levi Rofeh and his son-in-law Cashman, [1746-1747].
Tortoise-shell binding, with silver clasps and spine; owner's name on spine: "Rivka wife of R. Moshe".
Separate title page for the Haftarot. Contains Haftarot of both Ashkenazi and Sephardi rites.
On front endpapers, a handwritten prayer to be recited on Shabbat Mevarchim, and an English ownership inscription dated 1879.
79, 90-106, 97-142, [2]; 52 leaves. Approx. 13 cm. Gilt edges. Good condition. Stains. Margins trimmed close to text, affecting headings and text on some leaves. Color endpapers. Tortoise-shell binding, with silver clasps and silver spine.

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Bibles and Tehillim
Bibles and Tehillim