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[Liturgy - Miniature]
Naphtali Hertz Levi
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318 ff., 57:38 mm., light age staining. A near fine copy bound in the original full leather boards, spine repaired, tooled in gild with the initials F P on front cover. Housed in a modern full leather matching case. Front fly bears the inscription G. H. Padova.
Vocalized all year prayer book following the rite of Sephardim in Amsterdam. This beautiful miniature was printed in several variations, this copy carries a second title page for the Holiday prayers. The publisher, R. Meir Crescas, states in the introduction that he published this miniature with vowels as he observed children praying from unvocalized text - with many pronunciation errors.
Vin Amsterdam 1505; Not in CD-EPI
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