74 136 LEVITA, ELIJAH BACHUR. Sepher Meturgeman [Aramaic dictionary]. FIRST EDITION. The Hebrew only issue. Woodcut printer’s device on final leaf. Inscription on title stating the volume was received by the owner’s father-in-law, Abraham Meinster. Learned marginalia throughout. ff. (4), 164, (2). Lightly foxed, dampstained in places, censor’s signatures. Modern blind-tooled calf. Folio. [Vinograd, Isny 5.] Isny, Paulus Fagius, 1541. $1000-1500 ❧ A dictionary of the Aramaic words found in the Targumim: Jonathan, Onkelos and Jerusalem. In his introduction, Levita delves into the authorship of Targum Jerusalem to Pentateuch and Writings, as well as matters pertaining to the composition and dating of the various Aramaic translations of the Bible. The previous owner, Abraham Meinster, was a student of R. Samuel Luzzatto (SHaDa’L) and later, Rabbi in the Italian towns of Viadana and Rovigo. 137 LEVITA, ELIJAH BACHUR. Sepher HaDikduk - Grammatica Hebraica. * Sepher Habachur - Liber Electus. * Luach HaBinyanim - Tabula Omnium Hebraicarum. Introduction and translation into Latin by Sebastian Münster. FIRST EDITION IN LATIN. Three parts in one. Hebrew with Latin on facing pages. Introduction and translation into Latin by Sebastian Münster. Printer’s mark on first title and repeated. Additional title-pages. Opening four blank pages annotated written in an elegant hand in Hebrew, Latin and Greek. Early signatures on title, marginalia, underlinings in red. ff. (200). Lightly browned. Modern blind-tooled calf. 12mo. [Vinograd, Basle 16; Prijs, Basle 18.] Basle, Johannes Froben, 1525. $700-900 ❧ A previous owner evidently had an aversion to Sebastian Munster, as his name is noticeably crossed out wherever it appears on the title. 138 LEVITA, ELIJAH BACHUR. Sepher HaTishbi [dictionary] Printer’s woodcut device on last leaf (Yaari, Hebrew Printers Marks no. 13). ff. (100). Inscriptions on title, opening leaves with repaired worming affecting few words, trace dampstained. Modern calf-backed marbled boards. 4to. [Vinograd, Isny 8.] Isny, Paulus Fagius, 1541. $700-900 ❧ The work was printed simultaneously in two issues: Hebrew-Latin, and the present issue, entirely in Hebrew. [See illustration overleaf] Lot 137 Lot 136