AUCTION 14 | Tuesday, November 13th, 2001 at 1:00
Important Hebrew Printed Books and Manuscripts From the Library of the London Beth Din

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Lot 256


Machzor Sephardim Le’yomim Noraim [festival prayers for the High Holy Days]. According to Sephardic rite. TITLE PAGE ONLY PRINTED. Title within decorative typographical border. Single leaf. [Vinograd, Amsterdam 314; Fuks, Amsterdam 387]. * BOUND WITH: Machzor Sephardim Le’yamim Noraim [prayers for the Days of Awe]. According to Sephardic rite. Additional engraved title depicting the Temple Service. ff. (1),311 (of 312), lacking f.129. f.136 and last leaf loose. [Vinograd, Amsterdam 571; Fuks, Amsterdam 401]. Few light stains in places, guttered. Later blind-ruled black morooco, a.e.g., Dutch marbled endpapers, spine defective, upper cover loose. 12mo

Amsterdam: Joseph Athias 1664 & 1689

Est: $500 - $700
Only the title page has been preserved of the rare 1664 edition of Machzor Sephardim Le’yomim Noraim. It would seem that no more was ever printed. See L. Fuks, Hebrew Typography in the Northern Netherlands, Part II, no. 387