Divrei Hapurim [translation of the Targum Sheni on the Book of Esther]

AUCTION 3 | Tuesday, November 25th, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Hebrew Printed Books Duplicates from the Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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Divrei Hapurim [translation of the Targum Sheni on the Book of Esther]

FIRST EDITION. Yiddish translation printed in Wayber-taytsch type. The Judah A. Joffe copy ff. 56. Browned, marginal wear. Contemporary boards, broken. 4to Vinograd, Frankfurt o/Oder 440; A. Yaari, Nashim Bemelecheth Hakodesh, in: Mechkarei Sepher (1958) p. 276 no. 59

Frankfurt o/Oder: for the Daughter of Doctor Grillo 1794

Est: $400 - $600
Accompanied By Three Additional Renderings of the Targum Sheni: Nopheth Tzuphim, Vilna, 1834. Metzach Aharon, Lemberg 1805 and Another Edition, Nowydwor, 1812. (Together 4 volumes). IMPORTANT NOTICE. The majority of Books offered here bear the book-plate of the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Additionally, opening and closing leaves of many volumes may contain one or more of the following: penciled or ink-stamped accession numbers, embossed stamps, ex libris, signatures or other identifying forms of ownership. In all cases these points are not recorded in catalogue-entries. Specific detail relating to Provenance is only noted when of particular interest. Nothwithstanding Paragraph 2 of the Conditions of Sale, this Important Notice shall take precedence.