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Cost: $3,800.00

Agadeta de-Fis-ha

Haggadah

HANDSOME 19TH-CENTURY YEMENITE MANUSCRIPT HAGGADAH

(HAGGADAH). Agadeta de-Fis-ha. WITH (laid in): Agadeta de-Fis-ha. Yemen: no date, late 19th century and early 20th century. Small quarto, modern full tree calf; ff. (29); octavo, unbound, original stitching; ff. (12). $3800.

Nineteenth-century manuscript Passover Haggadah from Yemen, written entirely by hand in Yemenite square and cursive script in brown ink.

This very finely handwritten Passover Haggadah includes the classical Yemenite commentary Etz Chaim by R. Yahya Zalach, along with the Ashkenazic commentaries Shelah, Matteh Aharon and Ketonet Passim. With a smaller Yemenite Agadeta de-Fis-ha laid into the larger volume, without commentaries, written entirely by hand in square script.

Smaller manuscript with a few stains. Quarto-sized manuscript with light thumbing, a few tiny wormholes, one marginal paper repair; binding quite attractive. Two very nice manuscript Haggadot in very good condition.

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