Paulton [UK], Purnell & Sons, 1935. Paperback. Item #38762
1st separate edition. Original paper wrappers. 4to. 11 pages; 26 cm. Reprinted from the Jewish Historical Society of England Miscellanies Part II. “According to evidently a very ancient custom in the Sephardic Synagogue and especially in that of Bevis Marks, two Ketuboth were drawn up on the occasion of each marriage performed in that community. One, often very elaborately written on parchment and illuminated, was handed over to the parties concerned and the other copied by the same hand was entered in a special book called the book of Ketuboth. It was in every detail an absolute copy of the other. ” SUBJECT (S) : Marriage (Jewish law) , Ketubah. OCLC lists 1 holding worldwide (Univ of Manchester Libr The) . Moderate edgewear. Slight toning. Very minimal marking. Good condition. Rare. (BR-12-10).