[Hybrid Hebrew prayerbook].

Aboḥboṭ, Maimon ben Avraham, 1800-1875, compiler.
אבוחבט, מימון בן אברהם, 1800-1875, compiler.
Other Title:
Tefilat ha-ḥodesh ke-minhag ḳ.ḳ. Sefaradim, yom be-yomo, daber dibur ʻal ofanaṿ ʻim pirḳe Shabat, mizmorim ṿa-ʻamidot shel Shalosh regalim ... u-tefilot ṿe-khaṿanot leha-rav ha-gadol Ḥida : ṿe-ʻatah hosafnu ḥefets ṭamun, shene batim she-nishmeṭu ba-defusim ha-ḳodmim ... she-hevi lanu ... ha-ḥakham ha-shalem, k. mo. ha-r. R. Ḥaviv Ṭoledano
תפלת החדש : כמנהג ק"ק ספרדים, יום ביומו, דבר דבור על אפניו עם פרקי שבת, מזמורים ועמידות של שלש רגלים ... ותפלות וכוונות להרב הגדול חיד"א : ועתה הוספנו חפץ טמון, שני בתים שנשמטו בדפוסים הקודמים ... שהביא לנו ... החכם השלם כמהר"ר חביב טולידאנו
Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira, 1851-1873.
304 leaves (100 manuscript leaves) : paper ; 210 x 132 (168 x 94) mm bound to 210 x 138 mm.
Jews -- Azores -- Terceira Island.
Judaism -- Sephardic rite -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Hybrid books.
Manuscripts, Hebrew -- 19th century.
Manuscript prayers and hymns copied by Maimon Aboḥboṭ, bound before and after and interleaved with a Sephardic prayerbook titled Tefilat ha-ḥodesh including prayers and commentary by Hayyim Joseph David Azulai and additions by Ḥaviv Ṭoledano, published in Livorno in 1843 or 1844. Annotated with manicules and some marginal notes, including a Jewish calendar for the years 5631-5634 (1870 or 1871-1873 or 1874). A manuscript table of contents lists the manuscript additions before and after the printed text.
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, 304; [1-304], modern foliation in pencil, lower left recto; this foliation is continuous through both manuscript and printed materials. References in this record are to modern foliation. Manuscript leaves at the beginning (f. 2-19) and end (f. 284-296) have contemporary pagination in ink, 1-36 and 37-62 respectively, upper outer corners or upper center; these are the page numbers used in the left column of the partial table of contents at the front of the volume (f. 1r-1v).
Layout: Written in 20-24 long lines; ruled in lead with vertical bounding lines; octavo.
Script: Written in square and semi-cursive Sephardic script by Maimon Aboḥboṭ.
Decoration: Cabalistic illustrations of verses arranged in the form of a menorah (f. 40r, 57r, 101r, 102r); verses in this arrangement also appear in the printed prayerbook (f. 61v).
Binding: Contemporary (19th-century) calf, with M. Aboḥbot in gilt on spine.
Origin: Written in Angra do Heroísmo (f. 35v and elsewhere) in Teceira (f. 303v and elsewhere), from 1851 (f. 101v) to 1873 (f. 224v, 303v); other dates in manuscript include 1872, f. 35v, 92v, 304r; 1869, f. 40r, 57r; 1851, f. 101v; 1868, f. 102r; 1864, f. 175v; 1871, f. 303v).
For more detailed information on the printed portion of this item, see the record under the title Tefilat ha-ḥodesh, [1843 or 1844].
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by antiquarian bookdealer and collector Alfonso Cassuto (Lisbon; bookplate, inside upper cover; embossed stamp, f. 1r).
Sold by the Cassuto family in Portugal, 2014.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1653
Azulai, Hayyim Joseph David, 1724-1806.
Ṭoledano, Ḥaviv, approximately 1800-1870.
Cassuto, Alfonso, 1910-1990, former owner.
Alfonso Cassuto Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
אזולאי, חיים יוסף דוד, 1724-1806.
טולידאנו, חביב, approximately 1800-1870.
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