Rosh Amunah [on the principles of Faith]

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 252

Rosh Amunah [on the principles of Faith]

FIRST EDITION. Initial text page with a poem by the Author’s eldest son, Judah (Leone Ebreo) Abrabanel, enclosed by a metalcut border of animals designed by the Marrano, Alfonso de Cordoba ff. 20. Opening leaf detached, stained. Later vellum, rubbed. Sm. folio

Constantinople: David & Samuel ibn Nachmias 1505

Est: $2,500 - $3,000
The Nachmias Brothers were exiles from Spain who established their press in 1505. It was the first printing-press established beyond Europe’s borders