Auction 65 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
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LOT 197:

Manuscript - Laws of Shechita and Terefot / Calendar for 1890-1891 - Cochin, India

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Manuscript, composition on the laws of Shechita (ritual slaughter) and Terefot (animal defects). [Cochin, second half of the 19th century]. Oriental script. A compendium of the laws of Shechita and Terefot. Stated on p. 19b: "And now, I will list all the kinds of Terefot… and most I have personally seen, as follows…". At the end of the manuscript - calendar for the year 1890-1891, with a column for each of the corresponding dates in the Hebrew, Christian and Indian months. Accounting inscriptions (penciled) on the last leaves, in Hebrew and Hindi. Laws of Shechita and Terefot: [1], 20, [6] leaves; Calendar: [14] leaves, and many additional blank leaves. 17 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains. Several tears. Worming to several leaves. Old binding, damaged.

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