Lot 199:

Manuscript: “Sefer Hagoralos” Attributed to Rabbi Saadya Gaon; Ashkenaz, late 18th centuryBeautiful manuscri...

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Manuscript: “Sefer Hagoralos” Attributed to Rabbi Saadya Gaon; Ashkenaz, late 18th century

Beautiful manuscript of Sefer HaGoralos which is attributed to Rabbi Saadya Gaon.

Sefer HaGoralos is a mystical collection of questions pertaining to various stages in a person’s life, such as health, business and family matters. When deciphered correctly, one can determine the correct course of action, based on various clues and parameters found in the manuscript. Instructions on how to use the volume are included at the beginning.

The manuscript is written in neat, late 18th-century Ashkenazi handwriting. The text on the title page was copied over from the Amsterdam, 1701 edition, and is adorned with an beautiful border.

16 leaves (32 sides) | 15.5 x 10.5 cm | Restored tear on title page and page after, (likely torn during or soon after writing) | Old worn wooden binding, reinforced back