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  Mahzor Eretz Israel [Machzor Erez Yisrael] - A Geniza Codex [COPY #48 from LIMITED EDITION of 300]  

Author Yahalom, Joseph / Engel, Edna
Place of Publication Jerusalem
Publication Name The Magnes Press, The Hebrew University
Year 1987
Language(s) Hebrew
COPY No.48 OF RARE LIMITED EDITION OF 300 COPIES. This book is a facsimile edition of "Machzor Eretz Israel", one of the oldest medieval Jewish manuscripts. This is a prayer codex of some 90 pages which was composed in Palestine prior to the 10th century CE. It was preserved in the Cairo Genizah and was later spread among various libraries in Europe and North America. The codex was recollected and reconstructed by Joseph Yahalom, who along with Edna Engel has added a preface and an index to the facsimile. The codex features a very elegant script and various prayers and customs that did not survive in later prayer books. 345x240mm. 42+96 pages. Grey cloth Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Gilt lettering on spine. Jacket wavy and slightly stained. Jacket edges slightly worn. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare reconstruction of a medieval Jewish prayer from one of the oldest Jewish manuscripts is otherwise in very good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MD 16 02

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