AUCTION 9 | Tuesday, March 28th, 2000 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 170


Edited by Jacob b. Chaim of Tunis. With Targum Onkeles and commentary by Rashi, ibn Ezra, Kimchi, Targum, etc. Four volumes each with title within architectural arch, initial letters within elaborate woodcut border Vol I: ff. 234. f. 228 misbound. Vol II: ff.209. Vol III: ff.211. Vol IV: 297. ff.198-99,214-33&228 misbound. Lightly stained in places, some leaves remairgined. Generally, a clean copy. Uniform modern gilt-stamped tan morocco boards, spine in compartments. Folio Vinograd, Venice 99; Habermann, Bomberg 93; Darlow & Moule 5085; not in Adams

Venice: Daniel Bomberg 1524-5

Est: $18,000 - $20,000
The Second Biblia Rabbinica, the first to present the Massorah. The text of this edition became the standard Massoretic text for all subsequent editions. See D.S. Berkowitz, In Remembrance of Creation (1968) no. 166