Arba’a Turim [Rabbinic Code of Law]

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

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Lot 188

Arba’a Turim [Rabbinic Code of Law]

Title page without ornamentation, text opens on f.7 within ornate woodcut border by Hans Holbein the Younger depicting the Creation, architectural pillars flanked by Kings David and Solomon clutching scrolls inscribed “The Path of Life (Orach Chaim) Journeys Upwards for the Wise” (Proverbs 15:24). Poem at end by Elijah Levita. ff.84,70,2,44,112,(2). Trimmed, few stains, scattered worming with occasional loss, opening leaf and final 2 leaves (3pp. index - often lacking) supplied in facsimile, modern half-calf, folio Vinograd, Augsburg 11; Adams J-14

Augsburg: Chaim Schwartz et al. 1540

Est: $800 - $1,200