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Bidding Information
Lot #    5080
Auction End Date    7/15/2003 10:02:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Kaimein, Refuot, Sheidim
Title (Hebrew)    קמיעין; שבעות; רפואות; שדים
Author    [Ms. - Kabalah - Illustrated]
City    [Yemen]
Publication Date    19th cent.
Item of
Exceptional
Interest
   Checked
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [69] f., 235:170 mm., light staining, corners rounded, bound in the original boards. Ink on heavy stock, neat Yemenite script, 32 lines per page.
          
Paragraph 1    Four unpublished illustrated Kabbalah books in one volume, known to exist in single manuscript copies only.
          
Detailed
Description
   Four unpublished books in one volume, known to exist in single manuscript copies only.

The first (1-12v)deals with amulets and use of various mystical letters and names representing divinity and incumbent healing powers.

The second (12v-14) deals with oaths to protect children, wealth, and home, only two other manuscript copies are known.

The third (15-49v) deals with medical remedies for various illnesses and maladies, only one other manuscript is known of this work.

The final (50-68v) deals with witches, witchcraft and related fields, an unknown work.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Yemen
  
Subject
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
  
Kind of Judaica