23 June 1999
TAUSSIG NEU-GRESCHEL (Tang), Abraham ben Naftali (d. 1792). Sabei De-bei Atunah (commentary on the Rabbinic Aggadah concerning Rabbi Joshua and the scholars of Athens [Tb Bekhorot 8b]). AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER
London, 5532 (= 1772)
8o (200 x 130 mm). 36 leaves, incomplete. Various paginations. Brown ink. Pseudo-Sephardic script and a few words in a Latin hand, a few marginal annotations in a different semi-cursive Hebrew hand. (Slightly soiled, otherwise good condition.) Modern blind and gold-tooled red morocco, two modern paper flyleaves at back and front.
The text is addressed to R. Moses Minsk of Srock[?], Poland.
REFERENCES: Neubauer, no. 35, p. 13; Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, Jerusalem, F 4698; [exhibited] Catalogue of Anglo-Jewish Historical Exhibition, 1887. Royal Albert Hall (London 1887) no. 786, p. 32.
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