Auction 65 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Tuesday, 12.3.19 (Your local time)
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LOT 200:

Manuscript - Belula BaShemen - Shechitot by Rabbi Yaakov Weil - Italy, 1727

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Manuscript, "Glosses on the laws of Shechita (ritual slaughter) - Belula BaSheMeN, acronym of Bedika (examination), Shechita, Melicha (salting), Nikur (porging)…" - Shechitot by R. Yaakov (Mahari) Weil. [Italy], 1727. Cursive Italian script, with headings in square script. The manuscript begins with the title "The concise way of Shechita". The manuscript only contains the Shechitot section of the Shechitot UBedikot composition by R. Yaakov Weil, and also includes the glosses on this section, written after the Shechitot. A concluding colophon on p. [11a]: "The Shechitot composition was finished and completed… Monday, 13th Tevet 1727". Additional colophon on the last leaf: "And they were completed on this day, Monday, 13th Tevet 1727". On the empty leaf at the end of the manuscript, inscription in different script: "I shall write the acronyms contained in this book… this is my book Tovia Anav". [13] leaves. 15.5 cm. Good condition. Stains. Ink erosion in several places (in headings), slightly affecting text. Original card cover, with minor damage.

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