Quinque Libri Mosis

AUCTION 2 | Tuesday, June 03rd, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art Including Property from a Dutch Private Collector and the Late T. Nachum Gidal

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Lot 217

Quinque Libri Mosis

Five volumes. Each vol. with additional title engraved by A. Santcroos. Relevant sections demanding wider columns printed on wider leaves and folded. Haphtaroth at end of each volume with divisional title. Stamp of P.A. Hilfman of Surinam on opening titles. BOUND WITH: Piza, Judah. Calendario. A 112-year calendar in Hebrew and Portuguese. ff.8 (ff.6 on wider leaves and folded) Browned, later uniform half-sheep, rubbed, a.e.g. 8vo Kayserling 91

Amsterdam: I. Mondovi for G.J. Jansson 1767-69

Est: $500 - $700
A model for scribes to be followed whilst writing a Torah scroll. Each pair of facing pages represent one 42-line Torah column commencing with the letter Vav, conforming with Halachic requirements