Sepher Nitzachon-Liber Nizachon

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 199

Sepher Nitzachon-Liber Nizachon

FIRST EDITION. Edited by Theodor Hackspan. Engraved Hebrew title with additional Latin letterpress title. Hebrew text followed by Latin translation pp.16,512,24. Title page detached, marginalia. Contemporary calf, rubbed. 4to Vinograd, Altdorf 1; J.Rosenthal, Anti-Christian Polemics from its Beginnings to the End of the 18th Century, Areshet II, pp.148-51(illustrated)

Altdorf-Nürnberg: W. Endter 1644

Est: $2,000 - $2,500
An important polemic. A defense of Rabbinic Judaism and an attack upon Christianity and Karaism. Subsequent rebuttals by Christians gave rise to “anti-Lipmanniana.” See Carmilly-Weinberger, pp.186-87