CAJS Rar Ms 460 - Ashkenazi, Malkiel, -approximately 1620 - Tavnit ha-mishkan : Ḥanukat ha-bayit
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Ashkenazi, Malkiel, -approximately 1620.
Tavnit ha-mishkan [manuscript] : Ḥanukat ha-bayit.
[Mantua], [between 1612 and 1620?]
2 volumes (27, 53 leaves) : paper ; Volume 1, 270 x 185 (205 x 95) mm bound to 280 x 195 mm; Volume 2, 270 x 180 (205 x 95) mm bound to 285 x 200 mm.
A work in 2 volumes: the first is on the building of the Tabernacle in the desert; the second is on the Temple in Jerusalem and its holy vessels. The first volume has some marginal notes; the second volume has abundant marginal notes.
Sold at auction at Kestenbaum & Company (New York), 25 June 2015, lot 1.
Rare Judaica Acquisitions Fund. PU
Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem) - Early works to 1800.
Tabernacle - Early works to 1800.
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Manuscripts, Hebrew - 17th century.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Collation: Volume 1: Paper, i (modern paper) + 27 + i (modern paper), 1²⁴(+3); Volume 2: Paper, i (modern paper) + 53 + i (modern paper), 1²⁰ 2³⁰(+3).
Layout: Written in 23-27 long lines; leaves folded vertically into quarters to define the outer and inner margins.
Script: Written in Italian cursive Hebrew script (Kestenbaum).
Decoration: Volume 1: 6 small diagrams in the margins and text (f. 8r, 8v, 17r, 19v, 23v, 26r), large drawing of candelabra (f. 26v); Volume 2: approximately 30 small drawings and diagrams throughout in the margins and text.
Binding: Contemporary (17th-century) calf.
Origin: Written in Mantua, probably between 1612 (date of another work referenced in the text) and 1620 (end date of activity of the author).
Rare Judaica Acquisitions Fund.
Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies University of Pennsylvania CAJS Rar Ms 460