Sepher Nitzachon-Liber Nizachon

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

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Sepher Nitzachon-Liber Nizachon

FIRST EDITION. Edited by Theodor Hackspan. Engraved Hebrew title with additional Latin title. Hebrew text followed by Latin translation Uncut copy, occasionally foxed and dampstained, later half-roan, rubbed, 4to Vinograd, Altdorf 1; J.Rosenthal, Anti-Christian Polemics from its Beginnings to the End of the 18th Century, Areshet II, pp.148-51(illustrated)

Nuernberg: W. Endter 1644

Est: $600 - $900
An important polemic. A defense of Rabbinic Judaism and an attack upon Christianity and Karaism. Subsequent rebuttals by Christians gave rise to “anti-Lipmanniana.” See Carmilly-Weinberger, pp.186-87