Mateh Dan-Kuzari Chelek Sheni

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 191

Mateh Dan-Kuzari Chelek Sheni

FIRST EDITION. Hebrew and Spanish text in two columns. Two title pages each with architectural arch incorporating portrait-roundel of Judah the Prince flanked by armour-suited angels ff. (10), 254. Margins of Spanish title frayed, foxed. Recent boards, broken. 4to Vinograd, London 24; Roth, London 5

London: Thomas Ilive 1714

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
Haham of the Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue in London, Nieto (1654-1728) composed this work as a defence of rabbinic Judaism from the attacks of free-thinking former Marranos. Editions with the text in Hebrew or Spanish only were published in the same year