Auction 42 - Rare and Important Items

Lot 1

Miniature Siddur – Amsterdam, 1762 – Original Leather Binding with Silver Decorations

Opening: $1,000
Sold for: $3,500
Including buyer's premium
Seder Tefillot for the whole year according to Ashkenazi and Polish custom. Amsterdam, [1762]. Printed by Dr. Hertz Levi and his son-in-law Kashman.

Prayers for festivals, with Perakim (Pirkei Avot), the weekly portions, Shir HaYichud and zemirot, Sefirat Ha'Omer, etc.

Miniature format, with original leather binding, silver corners and clasp (without the hasp). Gilded edges (with adornments). Fabric bookmark.

The owner’s initials and the Jewish year (in numbers) are impressed in gold on the binding. The inscriptions were impressed at two different times. The first: M.v.H. 5563 (1803) and the second: M.G. 5637 (1877). [Apparently, the second inscription was done for the first owner's son or grandson].

240 leaves. 7 cm (binding: 8 cm). Good-very good condition. Spotting. Minor wear. Clasp is missing the hasp.
Rare and Important Items
Rare and Important Items