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Charms and incantations

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 (Approximate)
Place: S.l.
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: **P (Ms. Heb. 221)
Manuscripts, Hebrew
Amulets (Judaism)
Incantations, Hebrew
Content: Manuscript, on paper. Magical charms and incantations for a range of purposes, especially pregnancy. Includes several diagrams, among them a humanoid form, titled "Kameʻa le-marʼin". Some of the instructions in Yiddish. Bound out of order. Paper watermarked 1829. On first page, statement of ownership by Mordechai M. M. Epstein, and the names of his four children. Binding embossed: Property of Dr. Elia C. Epstein, May 1939, Los Angeles, Calif.
Physical Description
Extent: [66] p. ; 37 cm.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16146338
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf10b7f0-c602-012f-78e8-58d385a7bc34
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