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Auction 73: June 22nd, 2017


Lot: 298 (RABBINICA) A collection of six texts bound in one volume (Montefiore ms. 451):
      * 1. Moses b. Nachman (Nachmanides). Debate With Fra Paulus before the King of Aragon. ff. 1-10. * 2. Eldad Hadani. ff. 11-21. * 3. Zeh Hasha’ar [poetic Tochachot and Azharoth]. ff. 22-30b. * 4. Takanoth Rabbeinu Gershon [with discussion citing R. Yechiel of Paris]. ff. 30b - 32b. * 5. Mishlei Chachamim Vechidotham [fables and a poem]. ff. 33-34. * 6. Hilchoth Nidah by Hillel de la Torre. Nine chapters with words in Italian. ff. 35-44.
Hebrew Manuscript on paper written in various square, cursive and semi-cursive Italian hands with scattered marginalia. With stamp “Yeshivath Ohel Moshe, Ramsgate, 1867” on first and final leaves. Ex-library. Contemporary wrappers. 4to.

24 Av, (Italy): 1832. Est: $600 - $900

-Formerly in the collection of Shlomo Zalman Chaim Halberstam (the endpapers have the inscription “Sh. Z. Ch. H. no. 246” and Montefiore Library (H. Hirschfeld, Hebrew Mss. of the Montefiore Library no. 451).




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