Sepher Mitzvath Gadol (SM”G) [“The Great Book of Precepts”]

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 524

Sepher Mitzvath Gadol (SM”G) [“The Great Book of Precepts”]

Second Edition. Printed without a title page. Woodcut initials and incipit panels on on ff. 2r, 8v, 103v, and 107r. Marginalia ff. 205 (of 280) only. Trimmed, scattered staining and foxing, trace wormed, few taped repairs. Modern calf Vinograd, Soncino 37; Freimann-Marx, Thesaurus A-48

Soncino: Gershom ben Moses Soncino 19th December 1488

Est: $3,000 - $5,000
The first book printed by Gershom Soncino. Second incunable edition of this extensive and important work, the first was printed in Rome, c.1469-72