AUCTION 68 | Thursday, April 07th, 2016 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Ceremonial Objects and Graphic Art

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Lot 134


Manuscript in Hebrew, written in square type with vowels on paper, by Yedidyah ben David Chaim Lattes. ff. 37. Browned, few leaves loose. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, rubbed. 4to.

Cuneo: 1814

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
Songs composed for the Community of Cuneo. Includes hymns recited on the High Holidays, Festivals and other synagogal occasions. With songs in honor of the Free Loan Society (with names of its members) and a composition to commemorate the local miracle of 1755. Cuneo is a city in Piedmont, northern Italy, in which resided the oldest Jewish community in the territory of the House of Savoy. The census of Napoleon I indicates that 215 Jews lived in Cuneo in 1806, a number that increased to 301 by 1816.