Auction 86 - Part I - Rare & Important Items

Siddur Tefillat Yesharim – Pisa, 1769 – Miniature Edition with Original Elegant Leather Binding – Bibliographically Unlisted

Opening: $1,000
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for: $3,750
Including buyer's premium
Tefillat Yesharim, order of prayers and Psalms for every day of the week, Pirkei Shira, Tefillat HaDerech and Hatavat Chalom. Pisa: Gad ben Shmuel Foà [1769]. Miniature edition.
Miniature edition with original, gilt-decorated leather binding. Owner's initials lettered on both front and back boards: "M. S. V.".
80 leaves. Approx. 8 cm. Good condition. Stains. Small tear slightly affecting text on one leaf. Leaves trimmed close to headings in several places. Original leather binding. Minor damage to binding. Placed in original leather case.
Not recorded in the Bibliography of the Hebrew Book. Not listed in Yaari, HaMadpisim Bnei Foà (the first book Yaari lists as printed by Foà in Pisa is from 1779; see: Yaari, Mechkarei Sefer, p. 414).
Siddurim and Prayer Books, Bibles, Talmud
Siddurim and Prayer Books, Bibles, Talmud