Mishnah Torah [Rabbinic Code]

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 308

Mishnah Torah [Rabbinic Code]

FIRST EDITION with commentary by Joseph Karo. With glosses including Abraham ben David of Posquieres (RAVa”D) and Levi ibn Chabib. Fourteen parts in four volumes. Four title pages, each with Bragadin’s device of Three Crowns, Meir Parenzo’s device of Venice and the Dragon on verso, and following the Table of Contents (the late) Asher Parenzo’s device of a Mountain rising from the Sea. Text illustrations ff. (22), 316; (10) 219 (i.e. 218); (20), 451, (1); (10) 297, (9). Trimmed, lightly browned or stained in places, final leaf of first volume taped on verso. Modern full calf. Folio

Venice: Meir Parenzo for Alvise Bragadin 1574-76

Est: $3,000 - $4,000