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Lot #    8833
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 10:37:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Maaseh Nes Purim al-Kabir
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Unrecorded]
City    Sousse (Tunisia)
Publisher    Maklouf Nadjar
Publication Date    c. 1930
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   88 pp., 180:120 mm., usual age staining. A good copy bound in modern half cloth boards.
   On Megillat Esther in Judeo-Arabic. The title refers to the great (al-kabir) miracle of Purim. At the bottom of the page is publication information in French, giving the name and address of the publisher, Makluf Nadjar, 26, Rue de France, 26 Sousse (Tunisie). The text is in a single column in unvocalized square Hebrew letters. From page 83, in Arabic in Hebrew letters, are the laws of Purim. The final page has a piyyut for the nes Purim in Hebrew, the first letter of each stanza spelling the name Abraham. At the bottom, again in French, is publisher information. The final pages are still attached at the top, having never been separated. The volume has been attractively rebound.
   Not in CD-EPI
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Tunis
Bible:    Checked
History:    Checked
Language:    Judeo-Arabic
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica