Auction 90 Fine Judaica Including: Printed Books, Manuscripts,  Graphic & Ceremonial Arts
Jul 21, 2020 (your local time)
USA
 Brooklyn Navy Yard: Building 77 Suite 1108 Brooklyn NY, 11205
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LOT 153:

(ITALY).
Francesco IV. Duca di Modena…Arciduca d’Austria, e Principe Reale d’Ungheria, e di Boemia ...

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(ITALY).
Francesco IV. Duca di Modena…Arciduca d’Austria, e Principe Reale d’Ungheria, e di Boemia [Proclamation by Francis IV, Arch-Duke of the Austro-Hungarian Empire concerning the Jews of Modena].



Single-leaf broadside. Topped by coat-of-arms of Austro-Hungarian Empire: Two eagles symbolizing the Dual Monarchy.
Folds. Folio.
Modena: Eredi Soliani 1816
With the fall of Napoleon’s relatively benevolent empire in 1814, the Jews of Modena in north central Italy, once again found themselves under Austrian rule with concomitant draconian restrictions: Exclusion from public office, disallowment professional callings, and a prohibition to hold real estate. See Cecil Roth, The History of the Jews of Italy (1946) pp. 445-47.
With the fall of Napoleon’s relatively benevolent empire in 1814, the Jews of Modena in north central Italy, once again found themselves under Austrian rule with concomitant draconian restrictions: Exclusion from public office, disallowment professional callings, and a prohibition to hold real estate. See Cecil Roth, The History of the Jews of Italy (1946) pp. 445-47.