AUCTION 32 | Thursday, March 23rd, 2006 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Autographed Letters, Manuscripts, Graphics and Ceremonial Art

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Lot 81


Printed Note, announcing the departure of the Ship “De Zorgvuldigheid” to Curacao. The announcement mentions where the ship is to be found, whom its captain is and invites those persons who seek to ship goods, or board as passengers, to contact one of the seven persons mentioned. Three of those seven persons were Portuguese-Jewish merchants, active in the Caribbean trade: Daniel Parra, Isaac da Costa Jesurun and Moses Parra 15 lines. One page 12mo


Est: $500 - $700
Moses Parra is said to reside at Muyderstraat, in the second house from the “Jewish Church” (Joodsche Kerk). The reference is to the Portuguese Synagogue located on Muiderstraat. See M.H. Gans, Memorbook (1977) p. 199 (map of Amsterdam Jewish quarter) and p. 202 (etching of Portuguese Synagogue with view towards Muiderstraat)