23 June 1999
SIDDUR HA-ARI (with Kavvanot, or mystical intentions, by Isaac Luria [1534-1572]). MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER
[Central or Eastern Europe, 17th century]
4o (185 x 145 mm). 179 leaves (imperfect at the beginning, see contents). Modern lead pencil foliation. Brown ink. Ashkenazic semi-cursive script. (Browning, staining and soiling, frayed corners and edges, with old repairs, occasional loss of individual letters.) Modern blind and gold-tooled red morocco, two modern paper flyleaves at back and front, one additional flyleaf at the back.
Beginning missing. At the end Perek Shirah (fols. 171r-177r) and some other additions.
REFERENCES: Neubauer, no. 104, p. 31; Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, Jerusalem, F 4770.
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