Shalsheleth Hakabalah “Sepher Yachya.”

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 72

Shalsheleth Hakabalah “Sepher Yachya.”

FIRST EDITION. The Samuel Schoenblum-Mayer Sulzberger copy (Halberstamm Collection). Title within architectural arch ff. 120 (of 122), lacking ff. 86-87, f. 52 supplied in manuscript. Signed by censors at end, trimmed and lightly stained. Modern half-calf. Sm. 4to Vinograd, Venice 718; Habermann, di Gara 98; not in Adams

Venice: Giovanni di Gara 1587

Est: $300 - $400
An encyclopedic melange of Jewish and World history, including short essays on numismatics, embryology, sorcery and eschatology