Dialoghi di Amore

AUCTION 7 | Tuesday, June 22nd, 1999 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 245
ABRABANEL, JUDAH (“Leone Ebreo”)

Dialoghi di Amore

FIRST EDITION. Printer’s device at end. Marginal notations in an early hand, signature of Abbot Leonardi Spinola on f.2r Lightly discored in places. Modern vermilion morocco. 4to Adams A-59

Rome: Antonio Baldo d’Assola 1535

Est: $500 - $700
Author was the eldest son of Don Isaac Abrabanel and one of the foremost philosophers of the Renaissance. Commonly known as Leone Ebreo, his reputation rests upon the Dialoghi, among the most popular philosophical works of the age. See C. Roth, The Jews in the Renaissance (1959) pp.128-36