Sepher Haminhagim al Seder Ma’aseh Bereishith.

AUCTION 1 | Thursday, November 14th, 1996 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 231

Sepher Haminhagim al Seder Ma’aseh Bereishith.

Sephardic rite. Hebrew text with instructions and brief comments in Spanish. Prepared by Solomon Levi Maduro. 15 woodcut illustrations of observances and customs of ritual Jewish life, last page with emblem of the editor. ff.52, stained in places, few expert marginal repairs, f.24 with flaw sympathetically restored, modern vellum-backed marbled boards, 8vo Vinograd, Amsterdam 1954 (recording only one copy in JNUL), not located in Roest, Zedner, Cowley or Steinschneider

Amsterdam: Loeb Soesmans 1768

Est: $3,000 - $4,000
Small hand-book of prayers and ceremonies through the religious year. Includes blessings before and after eating, Festival Kiddush prayers, upon retiring, circumcision, naming ceremony for a girl (uncommon), annulment of oaths and an Hagadah for Passover. See N. Feuchtwanger-Sarig, Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana-Treasures of Jewish Booklore (1994) p.36.