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Bidding Information
Lot #    17019
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 12:09:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Kabbalah Manuscript
Title (Hebrew)    קבלה מעשית
Author    [Ms.] R. Hayyim Vital, Attributed to
City    [Yemen]
Publication Date    19th cent.
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [69] ff., 128:94 mm., light age staining, worming, ink on heavy paper stock, Yenenite script, many diagrams, bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Collection of mystical, cosmological, astrological, and magical Hebrew words and symbols for the writing of remedies and amulets. Remedies are provided for childbirth problems, conception, physical maladies, enemies, etc. The work follows the Kabbalistic teaching of R. Hayyim Vital and others. The author cites from unpublished manuscripts by R. Vital he studied.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Yemen
  
Subject
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
  
Kind of Judaica