Biblia Ebraica. Prepared by Elias Hutter

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 305
(BIBLE, Hebrew)

Biblia Ebraica. Prepared by Elias Hutter

Title page printed in red and black. Fine detailed additional engraved title depicting biblical scenes with large woodcut crest on verso. Divisional titles pp. (6), 1,572. Opening title laid down, lightly browned. Modern full calf with clasps and hinges. Thick folio Vinograd, Hamburg 6; Darlow & Moule 5108; Berkowitz no.171

Hamburg: Elias Hutter 1596

Est: $3,000 - $5,000
“In this edition the root letters are printed in thick type and the inflectional letters in hollow type; and when a root letter in any word does not appear, it is printed in small type above the line.” Darlow & Moule 5108. An extraordinarily ambitious feat of scholarship