Auction 44
Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters

Lot Number 8

Four Handwritten Leaves of Prayers – Calligraphic Art – Germany, Mid-19th Century

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677$
Opening
400$

Lot Number 8

Four Handwritten Leaves of Prayers – Calligraphic Art – Germany, Mid-19th Century

Four handwritten leaves of prayers, made with impressive calligraphic art, by Zenvil Wolf Katz Wertheimer "Scribe in Bodersweier" (Germany), [1847]-1848. Hebrew, Yiddish (Tzena U'Rena letters) and German.
Brown ink on thick paper. Each leaf is written on both sides within a frame. • Leaf, "Seder Tashlich according to Ha'Ari", with the version of Eruv Tavshilin. Written in 1847 (German colophon on leaf margins). • Leaf, Seder Tashlich, written in 1848. Dedication [in Yiddish and German] to Ms. Esther Roos from the city of Lichtenau (See enclosed material). • Leaf, with a plea to recite at the time the Sefer Torah is removed from the ark (begins with "Open the gates of mercy", Hebrew and Yiddish). German dedication to Ms. Roos. • Leaf, with the Seder of the 13 Midot, verses to recite before Selichot and the Piyut "Ata Hu Elokeinu BaShamayim U'va'aretz" (you are our lord in heaven and on earth).
Seder Tashlich includes an unknown prayer. "It shall be your will…that you shall remember the love of Avraham and the Akeida of Yitzchak… they passed in the river to fulfill your commandment…" [This prayer was printed in the Kehillat Shlomo siddur by R. Shlomo Zalman Londan].
4 leaves, 19-20 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, faded ink in several places, wear and tears around the edges.

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677$
Opening
400$

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