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Sefer ha-Assufot (Halakhic Miscellany), Ashkenaz: ca. 1307

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120,000 - 180,000 USD
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137,500 USD
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181 leaves (11 ¼ x 7 ½ in.; 286 x 191 mm), written in Ashkenazi Hebrew script in brown ink on parchment. collation: 17, 2-228, 236 ; catchwords; pricked on inside and lower margins; early and modern foliation in Hebrew and Arabic in pencil; the word Meir, marked on ff. 49v, 77v, 90r, 110r, probably the name of the scribe; moderate browning in first and last few leaves, elsewhere lightly browned. Marginal tear in f. 21 costing text in 3 lines; repair touching 8 lines of text on f. 29; shoulder note on f. 89 partially effaced, ff. 95-109 slightly clipped at fore-edge, ff. 178-181 remargined. A few scattered holes to parchment, some with old sewing repairs. Illustrative diagrams relating to ritual slaughter, ff. 3r, 4r, 7r, 9v, 11v; kabbalistic diagrams f.113. Some staining and moderate discoloration. Modern maroon diced morocco; brass and leather clasps and catches, black leather lettering piece, title gilt; housed in a complementary half calf over cloth clamshell case; black leather lettering pieces ; titles gilt.
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