Auction 40
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters

Lot Number 38

Register of Marriage, Divorce and Death – Kobe (Azerbaijan), 1893-1894

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Lot Number 38

Register of Marriage, Divorce and Death – Kobe (Azerbaijan), 1893-1894

"Notebook of marriage for the year of 1893", a register of marriage, divorce and deaths. [Kobe, Azerbaijan], 1893-1894.
28 entries of marriage, 8 entries of divorce, more than 70 entries of death.
On the first leaf is a copy of a Shabbat Piyut (by Rabbi Mordechai Darmon). On the last leaf are several entries of "names of children born"; an entry in Cyrillic letters describing the notebook, name of place and year, 1895.
On Leaf [9] are lists, apparently in Juhuri (Judeo-Tat).
The Jewish community of Azerbaijan was one of the leading centers of the "Mountain Jewry", as the Jews of the Eastern Caucasus Mountains were called.
13 written pages. 20 cm. Good-fair condition. Spotting, wear and some tears around the edges. New binding.

Sold For
1,169$
Opening
500$

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