(“Leone Ebreo”). Dialoghi di Amore.

AUCTION 1 | Thursday, November 14th, 1996 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 2

(“Leone Ebreo”). Dialoghi di Amore.

Printer’s device on title. Slightly trimmed, otherwise a good copy, later vellum-backed marbled boards. 8vo. Fuerst II, 230-31; this edition not in Adams.

Venice: Georgio de Cavalli 1565

Est: $300 - $500
Eldest son of Don Isaac Abrabanel and one of the foremost philosophers of the Renaissance. Commonly known as Leone Ebreo, his reputation rests upon the Dialoghi, among the most popular philosophical works of the age. See C. Roth, The Jews in the Renaissance (1959) pp. 128-36.