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Add MS 15423 Torah (תורה)
- The Polonsky Foundation
Call numberAdd MS 15423
(London, United Kingdom, British Library, Hebrew Manuscripts Digitisation Project)
Between 1441 and 1467
The Pentatuech, with vowel-points and accents.
- The Reverand Theodore Williams of Hendon, (1824): his motto 'Deus alit me' above his armorial shield of a fess, 3 crescents, 3 birds, and a bird on top of the shield (upper cover), and the monogram 'T.W.' and the motto (lower cover).
- Prince Augustus Frederick (b. 1773, d. 1843), duke of Sussex: his bookplate ([i recto]); his sale, January 18, 1844, lot 365; purchased by Thorpe.
- Thomas Thorpe: purchased by him for £25 4s: annotated sale catalogue in the History and Classics Department.
Extent143 folios; 143 folios
BindingPost-1600. Black leather, tooled, with the arms and motto of Theodore Williams on the upper and lower covers. Spine: 'Pentateuch. Hebraice. Mus. Brit. Jure Emptionis. 15,423. Plut.'
- Acquisition: Purchased by the British Museum through Thomas Rodd the younger (b. 1796, d. 1849): inscribed 'purchased of Thos. Rodd, 18 January 1845': [i recto]; one of six Hebrew manuscripts acquired from the Duke of Sussex.
- Manuscript description based on Margoliouth, G.: Catalogue of the Hebrew and Samaritan Manuscripts in the British Museum, London 1965.
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