Auction 54 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Feb 7, 2017 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 161:

Ma'avar Yabok - First Edition - Mantova, 1626

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Ma'avar Yabok, laws concerning death and bereavement, Viduim (confessions) and prayers, mussar and kabbalistic matters, by the kabbalist R. Aaron Berechiah of Modena. Mantova, [1626]. Printed by Judah Samuel of Perugia.
Divided into four Ma'amarim: Siftei Tzedek, Sefat Emet, Siftei Renanot and Anan HaKetoret (the fourth ma'amar includes three parts: Seder Pitum Haketoret, Korban Ta'anit and Minchat Aharon).
A dedication on the inside of the back board, in ancient Yiddish handwriting from 1679, signed by R. "Zeligman". On the title page is an ownership inscription of R. Zeligman and another erased inscription.
40 leaves; 41-55 pages; 57-84 leaves; 1-146, 149-162 leaves; 155-172 leaves. 19.5 cm. Fair condition. Many stains and wear. Candle-wax stains. Tears on leaves 149-160, restored with glued paper strips; some tears affecting text (the text was replaced in an ancient handwriting). Leather-covered wooden binding, worn, torn and damaged (front cover is detached), with clasps.

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