Biblia Hebraica.

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

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Lot 50
(BIBLE, Hebrew).

Biblia Hebraica.

Latin title page, 3 Hebrew divisional titles within engraved frames. Opening 2ff. rehinged, unobtrusive womhole within extreme inner margin of first few ff., few light stains, marginal notations, contemporary mottled calf, rubbed, rebacked, thick 4to Fuks, Amsterdam 153; cf. Darlow & Moule 5124 and Silva Rosa 24

Amsterdam: Menasseh ben Israel for Henricus Laurentius 1635-36

Est: $400 - $600
The second, and most important editions of the Bible prepared by Menasseh ben Israel. Three variants of this edition exist (viz. Fuks) this copy is variant B: Bound differently, with the Five Scrolls at the end and with a new Latin title page. See JNUL Catalogue, Treasures from the Library Ets Haim /Livraria Montezinos (1980) no.95 (illustrated)