Shivchei Yerushalayim [an anthology of various works on the Holy Sites]. Edited by Jacob b. Moses Chaim Baruch

AUCTION 61 | Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic Art and Ceremonial Objects

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Lot 144
(ISRAEL, LAND OF).

Shivchei Yerushalayim [an anthology of various works on the Holy Sites]. Edited by Jacob b. Moses Chaim Baruch

<<FIRST EDITION>> . Title within woodcut floral border ff. (1), 47, (1). Foxed. Contemporary boards. 8vo. Vinograd, Livorno 216

Livorno: A. Castillo and E. Saadon 1785

Est: $600 - $900
PRICE REALIZED $650
This work became extremely popular due to its detailed, lively descriptions of various places and sites throughout Eretz Israel (including customs of both Jews and Arabs). It includes an anonymous 16th-century travelogue of Eretz Israel, information pertaining to the whereabouts of the Ten Tribes, identifies the graves of various Sages, excerpts from the travels of Benjamin of Tudela, prayers etc.