Pentateuch). Bamidbar [Numbers] 31:5 – Devarim [Deuteronomy] 34:9.

AUCTION 80 | Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 1:00 PM
The Valmadonna Trust Library: Further Selections from the Historic Collection. * Hebrew Printing in America. * Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 2

Pentateuch). Bamidbar [Numbers] 31:5 – Devarim [Deuteronomy] 34:9.

Manuscript in Hebrew with vowel points, written in a square Aschkenazi hand, on vellum. ff. (61). On thicker parchment, roughly processed, in various sizes, with natural holes on few leaves and some later wear, few leaves darker, few fading. Modern boards. Sm. 4to.

(Italy): 13th / 14th century

Est: $20,000 - $30,000
An early manuscript of a portion of the Pentateuch, here with vowel points. Based on the form of letters, it can be deduced this manuscript was written in Northern Italy, c. 1290-1340.