23 June 1999
SEFER HAZKARAT NESHAMOT (Yizkor memorial service with a list of names of departed rabbis and prominent members of the community). MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM
[Central or Eastern Europe], 1777
190 x 140 mm. 4 leaves. Black ink. Ashkenazic square script. (Water damage, soiled, remnants of adhesive paper on fols. 1r and 4v.) 18th-century calf over pasteboard, covers with gold-tooled border, remnants of two pairs of fabric ties, two old paper flyleaves at back and front (badly worn, spine gone, with crude repairs and remnants of Yiddish newspapers stuck to the leather).
Presented by Issachar Ber ben Solomon of Prague in the year 5537 (= 1777). The community to which the book was presented was not Prague.
REFERENCES: Neubauer, no. 148, p. 46; Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, Jerusalem, PH 7075.
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