Milim Le’Elo-hah [Hebrew-German Biblical concordance]

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 223

Milim Le’Elo-hah [Hebrew-German Biblical concordance]

<<First Edition.>> ff. (2) 154 (1). Dampstained, lower corners worn, final few leaves with repairs. Modern calf-backed marbled boards. Sm. 4to. Vinograd, Berlin 220.

Berlin: (n.p.) 1760

Est: $200 - $300
Based on R. David Kimchi’s Sepher Shorashim, <<the first Hebrew-JudeoGerman dictionary.>> Written in order to assist teachers and students in their studies, and to replace shoddier earlier translations which, as Minden puts it in his introduction, ‘corrupt the sweet words of Torah with nonsense.’