Safah Berurah [Biblical, Mishnaic and Talmudic dictionary]

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 111

Safah Berurah [Biblical, Mishnaic and Talmudic dictionary]

Second edition. Title within architectural arch. The Judah A. Joffe copy (with his annotations) ff. (1), 31. Few leaves taped and remargined, trimmed and lightly worn. Recent boards. Sm. 4to Vinograd, Amsterdam 733

Amsterdam: Moses Mendes Countinho 1701

Est: $300 - $500
A dictionary of five languages: Hebrew, Yiddish, French, Italian and Latin. All appear transliterated into Hebrew characters. This edition with the first appearance of French. An important source for research into the Hebrew and Yiddish used in the author’s time (d. 1683)