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Manuscript copy of Sepher Bechinath Olam by Jedaja ha-Penini, called Bedarshi [Bedersi] with commentaries

 Fonds
Identifier: MS 5002

Scope and Contents

Bound manuscript copy of Sefer Behinat ha-'olam by Jedaiah ben Abraham, called Bedershi or Bedersi, written in Krakow, Poland, in 1782. The English title is the Book of the Examination of the World. Notes affixed to the cover by Rev Prof Oliver Shaw Rankin, Chair of Old Testament Language, Literature and Theology at Edinburgh University give background information on 'Bedarshi' and note that a copy of a poem, entitled 'Bakkashath ham-Memim' ['Request of the Mems] is included in the book with a comentary by Joseph Francis.

Dates

  • 1782
  • Modified: c.1940

Language of Materials

Hebrew, German, English

Physical Description

Bound manuscript volume with tooled leather binding in need of repair. Title page illustrated in coloured ink.. Notes by Rev Prof OS Rankin pasted onto end papers.

Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers at Centre for Research Collections, University of Edinburgh Main Library, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LJ. Contact repository in advance: is-crc@ed.ac.uk

Extent

1 bound MS volume ; 21 x 16 cm

Physical Location

MS 5002

Physical Description

Bound manuscript volume with tooled leather binding in need of repair. Title page illustrated in coloured ink.. Notes by Rev Prof OS Rankin pasted onto end papers.

Physical Facet

Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the New College Library Special Collections Repository

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