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LOT: 249

Miniature book of Psalms – Pisa, 1816. Signature.

Includes special prayers for wealth, curing the ill, etc. Printed by Shmuel Molcho. Page before the cover has a dedication signed in an ancient Mizrahi handwriting (signature: “Shlomo Moshe Nissim MeAdumim—from the red”). Adumim = the De Rossi family (Rossi = red), is an ancient Jewish family in Italy. According to family tradition, the family was exiled to Rome together with 300 other families from Israel by Caesar Titus when he destroyed Jerusalem. Miniature edition. Original leather binding, inscribed. Page cutting in a dark color. Moth damage. 7x5cm. Generally ok to good condition.
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