Tehillim - Psalms.

AUCTION 65 | Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Ceremonial Objects and Graphic Art

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Lot 8

Tehillim - Psalms.

Manuscript in Hebrew, written in a square Spanish hand with vowel-points, on vellum (with sirtut). ff. [34]. Opening four leaves with marginal loss, variously stained in places occasionally affecting text. Modern boards. 4to.

Spain(?): 12th-13th century

Est: $15,000 - $20,000
A large fragment of a very early Psalms. Most likely of Spanish origin - hence remarkably scarce. Includes the following chapters: 7-9; 23-24; 50-51; 60-74; 80-81; 95-96; 99-108; 116-137; 144-147. At end is one leaf from Book of Samuel II, chap. 22.