(Sepher Pizmonim)

AUCTION 2 | Tuesday, June 03rd, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art Including Property from a Dutch Private Collector and the Late T. Nachum Gidal

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Lot 189

(Sepher Pizmonim)

Autograph Manuscript, in square Italian Hebrew script, brown ink on paper, 326pp. Title within architectural arch, verso with simple symmetrical design few initial words within cartouche, text of each page within double-ruled border. Index at end Opening leaf with loss to outer margins, final few ff. wormed, stained in places, contemporary sheep, worn and shaken, remnants of clasps, 12mo

Ancona: 1732

Est: $700 - $1,000
Collection of some 153 liturgical poems written whilst the author was incarcerated in prison (as recorded on verso of title)