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  • EH 47 C 04




    CATEGORY

    History
    Letters

    Keset Giborim


    קסת גבורים / מחברת כתבים יקרים המסולאים בפז, לשונם / תהלך באר″ש הטובה, אר″ש זבת חלב ודבש, דברי / חכמים כדר″בונו″ת על רצפת ההגיון והמליצה / כזה יראה ויחד″ש המתלמד במלאכת הכתיבה / ונבון תחבולות יקנה : בפאדווה יע″א.


    Copies of letters from several 17th century savants, collected and written by David Franco Mendes. Amsterdam, 1740.

    Contents:

    f. 1r: Title.

    f. lv, 11v, 12, 17r-18v: blank.

    f. 2r-5v: Correspondance between Reuben Corcos and Isaac Saruco.

    f. 6r: Letter of Josiah ben David Pardo to Mordekhay Gumpel.

    f. 6v-8v: Correspondance between Isaac Saruco and Moses Ribkes.

    f. 8v-10v: Correspondance between Isaac Saruco and Jacob Sasportas.

    f. 11r, 12r: Letters of Isaac Saruco to Moses Gideon Abudiente, dated 1678.

    f. 12r-14v: Anonymous letters.

    f. 15r-16v: Letter of Isaac Saruco to Matatiah ben Isaac Aboab.

    Franco Mendes copied the letters probably from the ms. by Isaac Sauco in this collection, nr. 408, f. 5r-llr.

    Belonged to the collection of David Montezinos.


    Hebrew / Paper / 19,7 x 14,6 cm. / 8 ff. (remaining 14 ll. blank), 2 ff. of 19.1 x 19,8 and 4 ff. of 18,2 x 14,3 cm. / Variety of lines to a page / Sephardic cursive writing with square headings / Title written in ruled frame / Catchwords at the bottom of each page.


    Hebrew / Paper / 19,7 x 14,6 cm. / 8 ff. (remaining 14 ll. blank), 2 ff. of 19.1 x 19,8 and 4 ff. of 18,2 x 14,3 cm. / Variety of lines to a page / Sephardic cursive writing with square headings / Title written in ruled frame / Catchwords at the bottom of each page.


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