AUCTION 11 | Tuesday, November 28th, 2000 at 1:00
Important Hebrew Printed Books and Manuscripts From the Library of the London Beth Din

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Lot 211


Tephilah Le’shaliach Tzibur-Yamim Noraim [personal prayer for the Cantor on the High Holy Days]. Includes benedictions for strength “May [the Cantor’s] voice penetrate the veils of Heaven.” Penned by the scribe Isaac Judah Kohen at the commission of Moses bar Judah Kohen Schuster and presented to the synagogue by the scribes’ son, Moses Schuster, who served as Cantor of the Aschkenazi synagogue in Padua ff. (8) including blanks. Contemporary gilt-tooled vellum. 8vo

Padua: 1834

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
Acrostical verses spell out the name “Moses” and three times the word “Chazak” which is the numerical equivalent of Moses, the Cantor’s name