Sepher Hakuzari [philosophy] With commentary “Kol Yehudah” by Judah Moscato

AUCTION 15 | Tuesday, March 12th, 2002 at 1:00
Fine Hebrew Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 227

Sepher Hakuzari [philosophy] With commentary “Kol Yehudah” by Judah Moscato

Third edition, FIRST EDITION with commentary. Title within garlanded architectural arch. THE DAVID OPPENHEIM(ER) COPY, with his signature on title. Single manuscript leaf bound between ff.58-9 by Samuel Moses Feilbogen of Mezrhitch, on Christological references, dated 1834 ff. 299. Lightly browned, light dampstains, marginal repairs to title. Modern boards. 4to Vinograd, Venice 794; Habermann- di Gara 144; Adams J-401

Venice: Giovanni di Gara 1594

Est: $400 - $600
Collector par excellance, David ben Abraham Oppenheimer (1664-1736) was Rabbi of Prague and later Landrabbiner (Chief Rabbi) of all of Bohemia. A bibliophile from his early youth, he utilized family wealth to establish a formidable library, which presently resides in the the Bodleian Library, Oxford