Auction 67 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Sep 18, 2019 (Your local time)
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LOT 40:

Collection of Broadsides and Printed Leaves - Prayers Against Epidemics and for Various Events - Mantua, 18th Century

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Collection of prayer broadsides and leaves, against epidemics and disasters, and for various events, printed in Mantua, Italy, 18th century.
• Prayer against an increase in rainfall, to save the crops. [Mantua, 1729].
• Prayer against the outbreak of a disease in Mantua, which caused the death of young children. [Mantua, ca. 1730].
• Order of selichot to be recited in the morning of a fast, Italian rite. [Mantua, ca. 1730]. Two copies.
• Prayer due to the increase of ill people. [Mantua, ca. 1730-1740].
• Prayer against a drought [by R. Yehuda Moscato]. [Mantua, ca. 1740]. Two copies, one worn and one in good condition with wide margins.
• Prayer for peace. [Mantua, 1757].
• Order of verses to be recited at Ne'ila on Yom Kippur in Mantua. [Mantua, 1782].
• Prayer against an epidemic which broke out in Split (Spalato). [Mantua, 1783].
• Prayer for the Shofar blower. [Mantua, ca. 1790]. At the foot of the leaf: "Custom in Safed… when he is about to begin blowing, he should recite these verses…". Two copies.
• Prayer on behalf of their brethren who are in trouble. [Mantua, 1793].
13 printed leaves. Size and condition vary.
From the estate of Prof. Shlomo Simonsohn.

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