Auction 67 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Sep 18, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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Manuscript - Masechet Shikorim - Europe, 19th Century

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Manuscript, Masechet Shikorim - humorous composition imitating the style of the Talmud and its commentaries. [Europe, ca. 19th century].
Cursive Ashkenazi script on bluish paper.
The composition Masechet Shikorim or Masechet Purim (sometimes called Masechet Purim of the Shikorim Talmud) is a satiric composition for Purim, written in imitation of the Talmud, with the text of the "Talmud" in the center, flanked by the Rashi and Tosafot commentaries. The tractate contains four chapters related to Purim. This composition was reprinted several times.
Inscription on card cover: "This Gemilla Megara (intentional mispronunciation of Gemara Megilla) belongs to me, Moshe Jastrow", and other inscriptions.
[12] pages. 20 cm. Fair condition. Stains, tears and wear. Bound with the original paper cover, worn and damaged. New binding.

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