(a) Hildesheim, Germany; (b) Germany (?)
(a) 1775; (b) 1774-96
ink and pigment on parchment, 19 leaves; (b) ink on paper, 4 pages (16.5 x 9.8 cm.)
(a) Wolf Leib Katz Poppers; (b) unknown
The first text is a handsomely executed handbook on circumcision, entitled Sefer Sod Adonai. It contains an ornamental title page as well as a number of detailed miniatures, both color and black-and-white. On the blank verso of the final parchment leaf and continuing on the paper bound in are entries for an anonymous mohel from 1774-96.