(a) Altona, Hamburg, Wandsbeck, Germany; (b) Prague, Hamburg, Königsberg, Posen, inter alia
(a) 1741; (b) 1742-83
(a) ink and pigment on parchment, 22 leaves; (b) ink on paper, 4 leaves (18.4 x 13.3 cm.)
(a) Uri Pheibush ben Isaak Eisik, sofer of Altona, Hamburg, and Wandsbeck (d. 1795); (b) multiple mohels
This volume contains two manuscripts bound together. The first is a finely illustrated Seder Sod Adonai im perush Sharvit ha-zahav, a service for circumcision, which in addition to decorative elements and a full title page contains four finely wrought illustrative scenes. The volume also contains notebook entries by various mohels in Central and Northern Europe between 1742 and 1783.
Hebrew / Paper / 20,1 x 15,6 cm. /  + 158 ff. / Variety of lines to a page / Extremely small and neat rabbinic cursive writing with larger headings, partly vocalised / Title in square and rabbinic cursive writing / Text written in 2 columns.