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Are these books handwritten or printed?
Do they have dates?
What are the titles?
How many are there?
What is their condition?
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The books do contain handwriting, but there are pages with printing as well. The language is Aramaic, which was a predecessor of Hebrew, although it is believed that Christ spoke Aramaic, so the books may not have been written before the time of Christ. There is some woodblock printing on some pages, and that would date to 200AD.
For the most accurate information, you should contact:
The Jewish Museum of Australia
Phone:+61 3 8534 3600
Since the condition of your books is, as one would expect, rough, it will be the subject matter that determines their value. Off the top of my head, and without knowing the content, I would estimate that the possible value of the books are in the range of AUD1,000 each, assuming they are authentic.
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