40 93 (LITURGY) Seder Tephiloth [daily and Sabbath prayers, with other selections]. According to Sephardic rite. PRINTED ENTIRELY ON VELLUM. Printer’s device on title and final page. ff. 216. Stained in places, light wear through usage, repairs to lower corners of ff. 103-10 (home prayers for Friday evening) and with some loss of text. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, darkened, rebacked. Valmadonna-custom slip-case, with gilt-tooled morocco spine labels. Thick 24mo. [Vinograd, Amsterdam 1794; Freimannn, Pergamentdrucke ZfHB Vol. 15 no. 152.] Amsterdam, Sons of the late Solomon Proops, 1760. $30,000 - $50,000 ❧ A LUXURY EDITION, FINELY PRODUCED IN A NEAT LILLIPUTIAN SIZE, PRINTED ENTIRELY ON VELLUM. See Treasures of the Valmadonna Trust Library - Otzroth Ya’akov, Vellum no. 39. A moving display of the spiritual devotion harbored by the well-to-do patron of this miniature liturgical edition. For despite the expense necessitated in commissioning this prayer-book on vellum, the unknown devotee of fine printing clearly recited and sang his prayers on a regular basis from this very volume. A FIRST-RATE EXAMPLE OF THE HIGH QUALITY INHERENT IN THE FINE ART OF PRINTING THAT THE HEBREW PRESSES OF AMSTERDAM EXCELLED IN. For another copy of this rare vellum Siddur sold at auction, See Christie’s Amsterdam, Fine Judaica, 6th December, 1989, Lot 105.