Torath Moshe [commentary to Book of Genesis]

AUCTION 4 | Tuesday, March 03rd, 1998 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 103

Torath Moshe [commentary to Book of Genesis]

FIRST EDITION ff.82,(1). Title page laid down, worming repaired, few light stains. Modern half-calf. Sm. folio

Belvedere : Joseph Ascaloni for Dona Reyna, Duchess of Naxos (c.1593-95)

Est: $4,000 - $5,000
Dona Reyna widow of the illustrious Don Joseph Nasi, established a Hebrew press in her Palace of Belvedere in Orta-Koy, near Constantinople. Thus, “the noble lady of noble lineage” became the first Jewish woman to establish a printing-press