Auction 92 Part 1 Rare and Important Items

Italian Rite Siddur – Miniature Edition – Original Leather Binding with Clasps – Venice, 1731

Opening: $1,000
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for: $4,000
Including buyer's premium

Siddur following Italian rite. Venice: [Bragadi., 1731]. Miniature format.
Vocalized siddur for weekdays, Shabbat and festivals. Bound in original, gilt-decorated leather binding (decorations somewhat faded), with metal clasps.
The title page states: "Printed upon the request of the wealthy… R. Shimshon Canton".

195, 195-199 leaves. 6.5 cm. Gilt edges. Good condition. Stains. Leaves trimmed with damage to text. Wear and blemishes to binding.

Rare edition, listed in the Bibliography of the Hebrew Book based on a copy from a private collection; not listed in the NLI catalog.
See also: A. Piatelli, Bibliographia shel Mahzorim ve-sidurim ke-minhag bene Roma, no. 55.

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