Mikra - Biblia Hebraica

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 312
(BIBLE, Hebrew)

Mikra - Biblia Hebraica

Two volumes. Edited by Heinrich Opitz. Additonal engraved title (laid down). Latin side-notes ff.(17),738,(2). Lower corner of opening leaves stained, lightly browned. Early 19th-century green calf-backed marbled boards with Coat-of-Arms gilt-tooled on all covers. 4to Vinograd, Kiel 1; Darlow & Moule 5142

Kiel: B. Reuther 1709

Est: $1,200 - $1,800
The Only Hebrew Book Printed in this City in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The editor, the German Orientalist Heinrich Opitz (1642-1712), devoted 36 years to his work, collating numerous manuscripts and printed editions