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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
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [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Paragraph 1    Four unpublished illustrated Kabbalah books in one volume, known to exist in single manuscript copies only.
   Four unpublished books in one volume, known to exist in single manuscript copies only.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
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Yemen
Kabbalah:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
Kind of Judaica