Aruch Hakatzur [abridged dictionary of the Talmud]

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 189

Aruch Hakatzur [abridged dictionary of the Talmud]

FIRST EDITION. The Samuel Schoenblum-Mayer Sulzberger copy. Issued without a title-page ff. 63 (of 64). Lacking opening leaf (supplied in facsimile), following 3ff. remargined, few light stains, censor’s signatures (including Giovanni Dominico Carretto) at end, though almost entirely uncesored. 19th-century half-morocco over marbled boards. 4to Vinograd, Const. 33; Yaari, Const. 16; Mehlman 1245; Adams N-58

Constantinople: Samuel ibn Nachmias 1511

Est: $2,000 - $3,000
E. Deinard in his Atikoth Yehudah (p. 32) notes that many new words and definitions appear in this shortened edition that were not in the original unabridged version