Minchath Cohen [Halakhic compendium]

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 547

Minchath Cohen [Halakhic compendium]

First edition. ff. 150. Marginal tear on f.136, lightly foxed. Contemporary vellum. 4to. Vinograd, Amsterdam 360; Fuks, Amsterdam 449.

Amsterdam: David de Castro Tartas 1668

Est: $600 - $900
An early adherant of Shabbetai Tzvi, Tartas printed the majority of the messianic prayer-books. This was the first work he published, subsequent to a year of inactivity, in the wake of the tremoil felt in Amsterdam, following the hopes for Redemption, through the agency of Shabbetai Tzvi, had been dashed