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  Diario di un Viaggio in Terra Santa di Moise Vita Cafsuto da Firenze, 1734.  
  Estratto da un Manoscritto Italiano Inedito. Traduzione Ebraica di Josef Rofe. Corredata del facsimile del Manoscritto Curata per la stampa de Milka Cassuto Salzmann ed David Cassuto.  

Author Cafsuto, Moise Vita / Rofe, Josef [Tr.] / Cassuto Salzmann, Milka & Cassuto, David [Eds.]
Place of Publication Gerusalemme [Jerusalem]
Publication Name Kedem
Year 1983-1984
Language(s) Hebrew Italian
RARE FACSIMILE EDITION WITH HEBREW TRANSLATION of a manuscript of a travel diary to Holy Land (incomplete) by Moise Vita Cafsuti, an 18th-century Florentine Jew who was renowned in Tuscany for his expertise in gemstone valuation. The family of the author, now known as Cassuto, was a well-known family in Florence and among its descendants are many famous people, among them Moshe David (Umberto) Cassuto. Contains an introduction in Italian and Hebrew. 230x170mm. IV+100+VIII pages. Softcover with dust-jacket. Jacket front side rubbed and slightly peeling. Jacket upper edge slightly wrinkled. Single small wormhole on jacket front bottom corner near spine - NO damage to text. Wormholes on rear side of dust-jacket, rear cover and whitepage - NO damage to text. Cover and inner cover age-stained. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare bilingual edition of a fascinating 18th-century travel diary to the Holy Land, of interest to any serious scholar of the history of Italian Jewry and the Land of Israel, is otherwise in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MC 03 10

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