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

Printed Wall Calendar for 5513 – Fürth, 1752

Opening: $1,000
Sold for: $2,750
Including buyer's premium

Printed leaf, calendar for 5513 (1752–1753). Fürth, [printer not indicated, 1752]. Hebrew and Yiddish.
Leaf printed on one side. Detailed calendar of the months of the year, with the Parashiot read every week, the dates of festivals and special days, and the Hebrew dates of Christian saints' days. Times of the molad and tekufot printed in Yiddish. In the right and left margins, names of the zodiacs with fine illustrations.

Approx. 44X36 cm. Good–fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Marginal open tears, and tiny open tears to center (worming?), with minute damage to text.

Rare calendar, not listed in the Bibliography of the Hebrew Book. To the best of our knowledge, there are no extant copies in public libraries.
Provenance: The Gross Family Collection, Tel Aviv, 075.011.014.

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