Two polemical treatises
ink and pigment on parchment and paper, 21 leaves (12.5 x 11.2) cm.; Ashkenazi square Hebrew script with musical notations
Natan Shats, of the Great Synagogue of London
This liturgy for betrothals and weddings for the Great Synagogue in London was owned by its cantor. He likely added leaves of musical notation for some to the prayers, on paper, bound at the beginning, end, as well as interleaved.
Hebrew / Paper / 20,5 x 12,7 cm. / 125 + 9 pp. / 20 lines to a page / Sephardic cursive writing with square headings / Title written in ornamental frame drawn in red ink / Text written in frame drawn in red ink of 14,4 x 8,3 cm. / Each chapter begins with vignette drawn in red ink / Catchwords at the bottom of each page.