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Auction 73: June 22nd, 2017


Lot: 2 ABUDRAHAM, DAVID Abudraham [laws of and commentary to, the prayers] Printer's device on title (Yaari, Hebrew Printer's Marks 34). ff. 147. Dampstained, repaired worming with some loss of text. Modern tan calf. Sm. 4to. Vinograd, Venice 512

Giorgio di Cavalli, Venice: 1566. Est: $500 - $700

-Abudraham sought to establish structure within liturgical practices by providing the rationale behind many customs, as well as explanation to the text of all daily, Sabbath, monthly and Festival prayers. All in all it comprises an invaluable encyclopedia concerning the ritual customs of Spain, France and Germany.

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