BEN HAMELECH VEHANAZIR [allegorical tale]

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 26

BEN HAMELECH VEHANAZIR [allegorical tale]

FIRST EDITION with Yiddish translation (printed in Wayber-taytsch type). Prepared by Reuben b. Abraham Halevi. Hebrew translated from the Arabic by Abraham ibn Chasdai. * WITH: Another edition ff. (1), 100, (1). Apparantly lacking at least one introductory leaf. Title laid down. Second vol: ff. 3, 101. One introductory leaf misbound at end. Modern boards. 8vo Vinograd, Frankfurt a/Main 541and Fuerth 563; Zinberg pp. 35-7; and see A. Schischa, The Prince and the Nazir and its Yiddish Translator - a Translation and its Fate, in: Alei Sefer, Vol. XII (1986) pp. 111-23

Frankfurt a/Main and Fuerth: (Heinrich) Bayerhofer and Itzik b. Leib 1769 and 1783

Est: $350 - $500