Kaftor Vepherach

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

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Lot 214

Kaftor Vepherach

FIRST EDITION. Title within historiated border ff.(16),148. Mispaginated. Lightly stained, final leaf repaired. Modern quarter-calf over marbled boards. Sm. 4to Vinograd, Basle 171; Prijs 131; Adams L-2095

Basle: Ambrose Froben 1581

Est: $400 - $600
A defense of Aggadic passages of the Talmud from attack by the censoring authorities who perceived them to be anti-Christian