Auction 69 Part 1 Rare and Important Items
Tuesday, 3.12.19, 17:00 (Your local time)
Israel
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LOT 11:

Sephardic Manuscript – Kohelet and Shir HaShirim, with the Rashi Commentary – 14th/15th Century

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Manuscript, Kohelet and Shir HaShirim, with the Rashi commentary. [Spain or the Sephardic diaspora, 14th/15th century].
The text of the Megillot in square script, with the Rashi commentary in semi-cursive Sephardic script, verse by verse. Decorated initial words in several places.
Megillat Kohelet is lacking the beginning and opens with chapter 1, verse 17. Shir HaShirim is complete (leaves [48] and [49] of Shir HaShirim were bound out of sequence).
[50] leaves. 26 cm. Overall fair condition, several leaves in fair-poor condition. Stains and wear, dampstains and dampness damage, affecting text. New binding.
Enclosed: Expert report from Mr. Benjamin Richler, emeritus director of the Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts in the NLI.

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