Auction 90 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Letters, Ceremonial Art

Selichot with Commentaries, Ashkenazi Rite – Venice, 1600

Opening: $800
Sold for: $1,625
Including buyer's premium
Selichot with selected commentaries, following the rite of the Ashkenazim in Italy. Venice: Zuan (Giovanni) di Gara for Zuan (Giovanni) Bragadin, [1600].
Several handwritten glosses and inscriptions (in Ashkenazi script). Handwritten inscriptions on the front and back endpapers.
132 leaves; 8, [1] leaves. Leaf 121 bound out of sequence, after leaf 127. 29 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dark dampstains. Many wax stains, affecting text. Wear. Tears, including open tears (some large) to title page and other leaves, affecting text and title page border, repaired in part with paper (with photocopy replacement of missing text in several places). Paper repairs affecting text in several places. Leaves trimmed with damage to title page border and headings in several places. Early leather binding, with metal bosses in corners and center, and clasp remnants. Wear and defects to binding.
8 leaves with selichot bound at the end belong to an unidentified selichot edition, presumably from the 18th century. [1] leaf at end, with index of selichot, belongs to another selichot edition, printed in Fürth, ca. 18th century.

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