Auction 8 Manuscripts And rare books
Wednesday, 12.6.19 (Your local time)
Israel
 Eliyahu Meni 12, Jerusalem

Manuscripts. Hasidism. Glosses and signatures of the greatest Rabbis. Rare Seforim. Hungarian Jewry, Morocco, Yemen and Persia. Autographs of the greatest Italian. Mandate period. Zionism. Holocaust and the Land of Israel.

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Particularly Nice manuscript! Three Scrolls with Rashi's Commentary / Tikkun Leil Shavuot – Handwritten by the Sage ...

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Particularly Nice manuscript! Three Scrolls with Rashi's Commentary / Tikkun Leil Shavuot – Handwritten by the Sage the Scribe Mori Shlomo Gispan of San'a – the 19th Century

Particularly Nice manuscript! Three Scrolls with Rashi's Commentary / Tikkun Leil Shavuot – Handwritten by the Sage the Scribe Mori Shlomo Gispan of San'a – the 19th Century

Beautiful, impressive manuscript! Includes three scrolls [Song of Songs, Ruth, Ecclesiastes] with Rashi's commentary and translation. Seder Tikkun Leil Shavuot – with the Torah, Nevi'im and Ketuvim portions. Mishnayot, and HaAdra Rabba Kadisha. Handwriting of the sage the scribe Mori Shlomo Gispan of San'a, the 19th century.
At the beginning of the manuscript, a title decorated with red ink. In addition, at the beginning of every scroll, decoration on key words – a red ink frame. On each page throughout the manuscript [on the titles, the pagination and more) decorations / writing in red ink.

On the margins of the title page, "Copied here is San'a and written for my good friend … Sa'id N. Yosef Elazari … the young writer Shlomo N. Yuda Gispan". At the end of the manuscript, a colophon, an inscription similar to that on the title page with the writer's signature.

Rabbi Shlomo Gispan – a sage and scribe from San'a, the 19th century. He was born in San'a during the second half of the 19th century. Together with his brother Rabbi Yosef, one of the sages of San'a, he worked as scribe and author. Authored three books, "Chashak Shlomo" – Likutei Te'amim L'Torah, "Shama Shlomo" – Likutim for the three scrolls (this book was written by him in 1867), "Divrei Shlomo" – the titles of all three books composed of his first name. He made a living by copying books. (Encyclopedia L'Chachmei Teiman, gavra. P. 63). His handwriting is nice and orderly and is one of the nicer scripts of the scribes of Yemen.

[3], 100, [2] leaves written on both their sides. Thick quality leaves. 16.5x23.5cm. excellent condition. Wide margins. Several stains of use. New impressive binding, with a leather spine and a marble paper cover.


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