Tzemach David

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

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Lot 245

Tzemach David

FIRST EDITION. Arms of Pope Sixtus V on f.2r and heraldic crest of the de Pomis (“Min Hatapuchim”) Family on f.5v ff.(1),5,5-62,238. Final few leaves with worm-holes at upper corners (taped) without loss of text, lightly stained. Modern quarter calf. Folio Vinograd, Venice 717; Habermann, di Gara 97a; Adams P-1823

Venice: Giovanni di Gara 1587

Est: $600 - $900
Celebrated Hebrew, Aramaic, Latin and Italian dictionary presenting definitions from Kimche’s Shoroshim, Levita’s Tishbi and Nathan ben Yechiel’s Aruch, within which are numerous historical and scientific observations