De Astrologia...Epistola...Hebraea

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

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Lot 223

De Astrologia...Epistola...Hebraea

Hebrew and Latin on facing pages ff.43 (of 44), lacking final blank, each page of each sheet with signature and number, browned, censor’s signature at end; modern boards, 12mo Vinograd, Cologne 4; Adams M-162

Cologne: Jacob Soterem 1555

Est: $300 - $400
First Latin translation of Maimonides’ Letter to the Men of Marseilles, energetically opposing the study and practice of astrology