Yosef Da’ath

AUCTION 5 | Tuesday, June 23rd, 1998 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 176

Yosef Da’ath

FIRST EDITION. Title within typographical border. Map of the Land of Israel with other woodcut plates and text-illustrations ff.1-60,(2),65-152. Heavily browned (as most all copies), occasional marginal wear. Later boards, worn. 4to Vinograd, Prague 168

Prague: Gershom ben Bezalel Katz 1609

Est: $4,000 - $5,000
Important super-commentary to Rashi’s commentary to the Pentateuch, correcting mistakes in the text and giving illustrations for understanding it. Apparently, the author used a manuscript of Rashi’s commentary dating from the year 1300. See also E. & G. Wajntraub, Hebrew Maps of the Holy Land (1992) pp.42-3