Julius Otto. Gali Razia / Occultorum Detectio.

AUCTION 76 | Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Ceremonial & Graphic Art

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Lot 93

Julius Otto. Gali Razia / Occultorum Detectio.

<<FIRST EDITION.>> Title in Hebrew, Latin and German. Text consists of Hebrew passages from Scripture and Rabbinic literature both in Hebrew letters and Latin transliteration, as well as Latin and German translations thereof. Ex-library, foxed. Later vellum, rubbed. 4to. Vinograd, Nürnberg 8; Scholem 884.

Nürnberg: Sebastian Korber 1605

Est: $400 - $600
A conversionary polemical tract. The author (1562-1603), Professor of Hebrew Language at Altdorf, was a Jewish apostate, formerly named Naphtali Margaliot. See E. Carlebach, Divided Souls (2001) p. 123.