Biblia Hebraica. A Large Paper Copy.

AUCTION 6 | Tuesday, November 17th, 1998 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 36
(BIBLE, Hebrew)

Biblia Hebraica. A Large Paper Copy.

24 books in one volume. Title with engraved vignette in red and black. Additional engraved title. Vocalized text with cantillations. Margins with Latin subject-headings, references and notes. ff.(4), pp.2, ff. 332,(1), pp.16, ff.334-402, pp.12,403-464, pp.4,ff.465-848. Marginal repairs to f.187,191 without loss of text. Lightly stained and browned in places. Contemporary vellum, scuffed, head of backstrip damaged. Lg. 4to Vinograd, Halle 24 (erroneous pagination)

Halle: Orphanotrophei 1720

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
”The first attempt at a critical edition. Edited, with elaborate prolegomena by J.H. Michaelis (1668-1738), professor at Halle. The editor used five Mss. and 19 printed editions.” Darlow & Moule 5144.