Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Manuscript, Regulations of the Baalei Brit Avraham Society and List of Sandeks – Trieste, 1804-1805

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Manuscript leaves, regulations of the Baalei Brit Avraham society, and list of the society's sandeks. Trieste, 1804-1805. Italian, with some Hebrew.
The present leaves comprise copies of the regulations of the Trieste Baalei Brit Avraham society (for more information about Brit societies, see previous item). Two of the copies include a list of the society's sandeks. The list opens with the name of R. Avraham Eliezer HaLevi (d. 1826), elder and prominent rabbi of Trieste, teacher of Samuel David Luzzatto. His copied signature appears on one of the copies.
[14] leaves (including three blank leaves). Leaves of varying size: 24-37 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains and mold stains. Worming. Tears and open tears, affecting text.

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Italian Jewry – Manuscripts, Letters and Documents