Otzer Lashon Hakodesh - Thesaurus Linguae Sanctae

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

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Lot 240

Otzer Lashon Hakodesh - Thesaurus Linguae Sanctae

Second edition. Printer’s device on title. Ornamental Hebrew initials ff.(36),pp.1495,(1),ff.(28). Title rehinged, lightly discolored. 18th century calf, gilt, rubbed. Thick 4to Vinograd, Paris 21; Adams P-37

Paris: Robert Estienne 1548

Est: $800 - $1,000
Hebrew lexicon published, according to Estienne’s introduction, as an accompaniment to his earlier edition of the Hebrew Bible, 1544-46, it is a reworking by Pagninus of David Kimchi’s Sepher Hashoroshim. “A beautiful example of Robert Estienne’s Hebrew printing.” F. Schreiber, The Estiennes-An Annotated Catalogue (1982) no.97