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Monday, 26.11.18 (Your local time)
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LOT 134:

Lisbon Tanach, 1482—pretty facsimile edition.

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Considered one of the most beautiful and sophisticated illustrated manuscripts. Decorated in a variety of colors and eye-catching golden decorations, done by the scribe Shmuel ibn Mussa of Lisbon. It includes the Five Books of Torah, a list of the 613 mitzvot organized by parshah, and more. The copy was made according to the manuscript of the British Library, numbered 2626-2628. Printed on high-quality paper. Printed by Nahar-Maskel and the British Library-London. Printed in Israel 1988. At the end of the book is a long explanation in Hebrew and English regarding the manuscript culture of Portuguese Jewry, by Gavriel Sad-Reyna. Translated by Shalom Tzabar. | Handsome binding with gilded inscriptions. Stamp of ownership. | 184, 21, 19 pages. 30cm. Generally good condition.

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