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Lot of 2 books and a blessing card from the Sassoon family.
1. Moshav Zkainim on the Torah, a collection of commentaries from the Tosafot. First publication by the Sassoon publishing house, number 409. By Saliman bar David Sassoon. For the bar mitzvah of his son Yitzhak. Printed by Hanig, London 1959.
2. Commentary of Rabbeinu Avraham ben HaRambam, on Genesis and Exodus. First published by Oxford, number 166. By Saliman David Sassoon, for the bar mitzvah of his son Yitzhak. Pritned in London, 1918. With dedication of the publisher written by hand.
3. Blessing card “with S.D. Sassoon’s compliments.”
The Sassoon family was a famous aristocratic family from Baghdad, which received the nickname “The Rothschilds of the East” because of their wealth, which was calculated to be in the billions, and their expansive philanthropic work. Their family manuscript collection is known widely, and it was defined as one of the largest private Jewish manuscript collections in the world at the time, and included many cultural Jewish treasures. Generally good condition.
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