Title from colophon.
Although identified at the top of the first page as Pesiḳta de-rav Ḳahanah, an inscription at the end of the text refers
to it as Pesiḳta rabata. An introduction to the work is found on leaves 186-195.
Foliation: Paper, i (19th-century) + i + 195 + i (19th-century); 1-184, [185-195], contemporary foliation in ink with Hebrew
letters upper left recto and with Arabic numerals upper right verso. Gatherings A-H (each 5 bifolia) signed A-H, lower left
recto of first leaf.
Layout: Written in 20 lines.
Script: Written in Italian cursive script.
Binding: 19th-century library cloth; almost detached from block, sewing broken; title stamped in ink on spine, Pesikta Rabbathi.
Origin: Written in Castello [Italy?] in 1563.
Colophon: Tam ṿe-nishlam ha-yom Yom 1. koaḥ le-mispar Bene Yiśraʼel shenat 291 poh Ḳaśṭilyo ʻa. y. Shimshon y. ts. ṿ.
b.k.r. Gavriʼel a.a.
Byname: London manuscript.
Item cataloged from digital facsimile and existing description.