AUCTION 62 | Thursday, June 26th, 2014 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic and Ceremonial Art

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Lot 79


Group of eight printed documents imposing restrictions on Jewish social and economic life: * Royal Proclamation issued by Friedrich of Prussia, castigating Jews over trading in stolen goods. Rabbis are instructed to sign documents acknowledging that they will educate their communities against this practice. Berlin, 1710. * Banning the admittance of Jewish beggars (“Bettel-Juden”) and forbidding the extension to them of any welfare. Hannover, 1713. * Removal of Jews from territories for committing fraud in relation to money bonds. Berlin, 1726. * Jews are forbidden to peddle from house to house and may not misuse their letters of protection by passing them on to their sons. Hannover, 1732. * Tolls for crossing a river, listing the fees for Christians and higher fees for Jews. Cassel, 1735. * Seeking to protect local merchants and banning Jewish peddlers who undercut local prices with lower quality goods imported from abroad. Mannheim, 1773. * Letter of Protection. For the payment of annual fees, Jews are permitted to settle and trade in Hessen. Printed with manuscript entries. 1778. * Banning trade outside of fairs. Hannover, 1798.

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Est: $2,000 - $3,000