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Derush le-Yom Kipur / yad ha-kotev le-ḥayim Maimon Aboḥboṭ. = דרוש ליום כפור / יד הכותיב לחיים, [?] מימון אבחבט.

Author/Creator:
Aboḥboṭ, Maimon ben Avraham, 1800-1875.
אבוחבט, מימון בן אברהם, 1800-1875.
Publication:
Terceira, 1856.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
20 leaves : paper ; 182 x 114 (152 x 90) mm bound to 200 x 126 mm.
Subjects:
Repentance -- Judaism -- Sermons.
Yom Kippur sermons.
Jews -- Azores -- Sources.
Form/Genre:
Sermons.
Manuscripts, Hebrew -- 19th century.
Language:
Hebrew and Judeo-Portuguese.
Biography/History:
Leader of the Jewish community in Terceira, one of the islands of the Azores.
Summary:
Sermon on repentance, the importance of charity, and the book of Jonah.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title on first front flyleaf (f. i recto).
Foliation: Paper, ii + 20 + ii; [i-ii], 1-17, [18], early foliation in ink, upper left recto.
Layout: Written in 14-16 long lines; frame-ruled in lead; octavo.
Script: Written in square script (Hebrew) and semi-cursive Sephardic script (Judeo-Portuguese) by Maimon Aboḥboṭ (f. i recto).
Binding: Contemporary (19th-century) calf, gilt-tooled, marbled endpapers; the first and last leaf are pasted to an earlier paper wrapper.
Origin: Written in Teceira in October 1856 (f. 17r, in colophon); colored label on front flyleaf has date Ogusṭo (August) 1856.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by antiquarian bookdealer and collector Alfonso Cassuto (Lisbon; embossed stamp, f. i recto; bookplate, f. i verso); probably purchased in 1978 (note in pencil, f. i verso).
Sold by the Cassuto family in Portugal, 2014.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1651
Contributor:
Cassuto, Alfonso, 1910-1990, former owner.
Alfonso Cassuto Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
904014991
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