Chamishah Chumshei Torah [-end]

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

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Lot 46
(BIBLE, Hebrew).

Chamishah Chumshei Torah [-end]

2 volumes. Title within ornate arch, 3 divisional titles (2nd cropped to text and laid down, 3rd loose), initial word of each Book within frame. Neatly ruled throughout, marginalia, later sheep, broken, 8vo Adams B-1229 (pagination accords with this copy); Mehlman 28; cf. Darlow & Moule 5099; C. Sorgeloos, Labore et Constantia (1990) no.134

Antwerp: Christopher Plantin 1566

Est: $600 - $900
Plantin re-arranged the type-composition of this Bible, and issued the same year, quarto and sextodecimo editions. See Israel Museum Catalogue, Plantin of Antwerp (1981) pp.99-100.