18 30 (BIBLE, Hebrew. Job). Sefer Iyov. With commentary of Ralba’g (Gersonides). Biblical text in square type with Nikud. Commentary in rabbinic type without Nikud. Initial word panel within decorative white vine metalcut border. Marginal notations in Hebrew in an early hand. A WIDE-MARGINED COPY. Complete in ff. 48. Minor marginal tears, lightly stained in places, paper tape repair at lower margin of f. 8r and f. 37, ex-library stamp on f. 1r. Modern blind-tooled and paneled morocco. Housed in custom slip-case. Sm. folio. [Vinograd, Naples 2; Goff Heb-26; Thes. A-59; Offenberg 46; BMC XIII, p. 51; Iakerson 46.] Naples, [Joseph ben Jacob Aschkenazi Gunzenhauser], 1487. $12,000-18,000 ❧ From the FIRST EDITION OF KETHUVIM IN HEBREW. Book of Job only, forming the first part of the final section of the Bible (Hagiographa). The third production of the first Hebrew press in Naples. Provenance: Ex-British Museum (1889). See Treasures of the Valmadonna Trust Library - Otzroth Ya’akov, Incunables no. 29. 31 (BIBLE, Hebrew. Ecclesiastes). Sepher Koheleth. With commentary of Rashi. Biblical Text in square type with Nikud. Commentary in rabbinic type without Nikud. An early owner records on final page the birth of a son in 1540. The printer omitted a portion of chap. V, verses 17-18, which has been supplied in an old Italian hand: “ki hu chelko: gam kol ha-adam asher nathan lo Ha’Elo-him” (f.4v). A WIDE- MARGINED COPY. Complete in ff. 10. Lightly stained, opening leaf remargined, few neat repairs, corners rounded. Modern blind-tooled and paneled morocco. Housed in custom slip-case. Sm. folio. [Vinograd, Naples 2; Goff Heb-26; Thes. A-59; Offenberg 46; BMC XIII, p. 51; Iakerson 46.] Naples, [Joseph ben Jacob Aschkenazi Gunzenhauser], 1487. $5000-7000 ❧ From the FIRST EDITION OF KETHUVIM IN HEBREW. A freestanding text of Koheleth. See Treasures of the Valmadonna Trust Library - Otzroth Ya’akov, Incunables no. 33. Lot 30 Lot 31