Biblia Hebraica

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

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Lot 54
(BIBLE, Hebrew).

Biblia Hebraica

Four parts in one. Prepared by Johannes Leusden, subject-matter in Latin placed along margins. Engraved title with 3 divisional titles utilizing Athias’s attractive engraved borders Lacking opening blank and possibly one other preliminary, minimally worn, discreet embossed stamp on opening and closing leaf, contemporary mottled calf, rubbed, rebacked, thick 8vo Darlow & Moule 5134; Fuks, Amsterdam 393

Amsterdam: Joseph Athias 1666-67

Est: $150 - $200
One of the most important editions of the Hebrew Bible, “esteemed for the correctness of its text and the distinction of its typography.” See A.J. Karp, From the Ends of the Earth: Judaic Treasures from the Library of Congress (1991) pp.26-29 (illustrated)