Auction 65 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Tuesday, 12.3.19 (Your local time)
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LOT 205:

Collection of Handwritten Leaves - Prayer for Protection from Cholera, Poems, Prayers and Wedding Riddles - Italy

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Collection of handwritten leaves, containing poems, prayers and wedding riddles. [Italy]. The collection includes: • Handwritten leaf, "Order of thanksgiving - for the rescue of the Jewish people from the cholera plague which occurred in 1836, to be recited on Rosh Chodesh Adar 1837, here in Ferrara in every synagogue after the morning prayers", with a list of Psalms and the text of a special prayer. • Large handwritten leaf, riddle in the honor of the wedding of Sarah daughter of Binyamin with the groom Yitzchak Ascoli. With a riddle image (illustration of three sheaves). Riddle comprising 12 stanzas. [Italy, 19th century]. • Handwritten leaf, poem in honor of the member of "Chevrat Yedidei Kel" [in Ferrara?], "the young boy Shmuel Yitzchak Minerbi and the young boy Shlomo Biancino". • Handwritten leaf, riddle (for a wedding). Riddle in 13 stanzas. [Italy, 19th century). • Two handwritten leaves, poem in honor of the completion of the study of the Ein Yisrael book (Ein Yaakov by R. Yaakov ibn Chaviv), in 1824. Alphabetical acrostic poem. In each leaf, the poem was written by a different writer. • Large handwritten leaf, poem in honor of the inauguration of the synagogue "which was built and founded by the elite members of the Italian synagogue". [Italy, 1938]. 7 leaves. Size varies. Most in large format. Overall good condition, stains and wear.

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