Auction 93 Part 1 - Manuscripts, Prints and Engravings, Objects and Facsimiles, from the Gross Family Collection, and Private Collections

Illustrated Manuscript – Zivchei Shelamim – Ottoman Empire, 1825

Opening: $500
Sold for: $813
Including buyer's premium

Manuscript, Zivchei Shelamim, by R. Yehuda Diwan. [Turkey?, 1825].
Oriental script. Colorful, illustrated title page. Colorful ornament at the end of the foreword (vases with flowers), and other ornaments at the beginning and end of the work.
Fully copied from the printed edition, including title page text, with the addition of the copyist's name and year of scribing – 1825.

32 leaves. Approx. 18 cm. Good–fair condition. Stains, including dampstains and marginal singeing. Worming. Minor marginal tears to some leaves. Red edges. New leather binding.

• The Sephardic journey, 1492–1992. New York, Yeshiva University Museum, c1992, p. 225, no. 132.
Provenance: The Gross Family Collection, Tel Aviv, OT.011.001.

Turkish Jewry – Manuscripts and Letters