Auction 8 - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters

Rashi on the Torah – Manuscript from Yemen

Opening: $800
Sold for: $1,125
Including buyer's premium
Manuscript of Rashi's commentary on the Torah, Yemen, [18th-19th century].
Colophon on the page before the title-page, "This Rashi belongs to Sa'adia ben Shlomo Atzbari, blessed be whoever reads it, and cursed may be whoever steals it – a snake should bite him".
[1], 280 leaves. 16 cm. High-quality paper, elaborate writing, wide margins. Very good condition. The binding has a leather spine.