Ma’arich Hama’archoth [dictionary]. Latin introduction.

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Ma’arich Hama’archoth [dictionary]. Latin introduction.

FIRST EDITION. Title within a typographical border with Printer’s device. Decorative ornamental and historiated woodcuts throughout. Wide margins. pp. (12) 584. ff.579-82 supplied from another copy, title and following six leaves with marginal repairs, dampstained. Recent boards. Folio Vinograd, Paris 76; Deinard, Atikoth Yehudah 29

Paris: Anton Vitray 1629

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
A Hebrew and Aramaic lexicon with reference to the Talmud, by the converted Hebraist, formerly known as Mordechai Cresque de Carpentras (c.1575-1650), who was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Paris by Louis XIII in 1610.