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

Printed Wall Calendar for 5526 – Frankfurt am Main, 1765

Opening: $1,000
Sold for: $4,500
Including buyer's premium

Printed leaf, calendar for 5526 (1765–1766). Frankfurt am Main: Heinrich Beierhefer for heirs of R. Wolf Levi, [1765]. 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 and fairs. Times of the molad and tekufot printed in Yiddish. In the right and left margins, names of the zodiacs with fine woodcut illustrations.

Approx. 44X37 cm. Good–fair condition. Stains. Wear. Worming, with slight damage to text. Folding marks. Marginal open tears, not affecting text. Minor paper repairs on verso to corners.

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, 075.011.013.

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