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

Order of Prayers for the Five Fast Days – Spanish – Amsterdam, 1648 - Printed for the Descendants of Marranos

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Sold for: $1,375
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Orden de los cinco Tahaniot del año [Order for the Five Fast Days]. Amsterdam: Nicolao de Ravesteyn, 1648. Spanish.
Order of prayers for the five fast days: 10th Tevet, Taanit Esther, 17th Tammuz, 9th Av and Tzom Gedalia.
Seventeenth-century Amsterdam was home to a large Sephardi community. Most of its members were descendants of Marranos who emigrated from Spain and Portugal a century after the expulsion. The present book was printed for the members of this community who had lost familiarity with the Hebrew language.
429 pages. 14 cm. Good condition. Stains. Original parchment binding. Minor damage to binding.

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