Avudraham [commentary to prayers]

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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Lot 6

Avudraham [commentary to prayers]

Second edition. The Mayer Sulzberger copy ff. 98 (of 100), lacking f.79 and final leaf (though supplied in manuscript). Opening two leaves remargined, upper corners of final leaves repaired with some loss, wormed and stained in places. Recent boards, detached. Sm. folio Vinograd, Const. 38; Yaari, Const. 22; Mehlman 603; not in Adams

Constantinople: Astruc de Toulon 1513

Est: $1,200 - $1,800
From the first Hebrew book printed in Constantinople in 1492, the Hebrew printing-press was the only one to exist throughout the Ottoman Empire until the 17th-century. In its first two hundred years it produced some 300 Hebrew works