Hebrew and Latin. JOB). Liber Jobi

AUCTION 22 | Tuesday, January 27th, 2004 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts and Works of Graphic Art Including Holy Land Maps, Illustrated Books, Photography and Graphic Art from The Collection of Daniel M. Friedenberg of Greenwich, Conn

Back to Catalogue Download Catalogue

Lot 34

Hebrew and Latin. JOB). Liber Jobi

first edition. On title, engraving of phoenix emerging from flames and citation from Job in Hebrew : “Go'ali hai” (My Redeemer Lives). Title in red and black. Hebrew and Latin face-`a-face along upper portion of each page; below, commentary of Albert Schultens (1686-1750, Professor of Arabic and linguistics at the University of Leiden) Two volumes. Vol. I: pp. (52), 544. Vol. II: pp. (2), 545-1232, (64). Contemporary attractive speckled calf neatly rebacked, original gilt spine laid down. Thick folio

Leiden: Johann Luzac 1737

Est: $600 - $900
One of the most comprehensive commentaries to the Book of Job. The commentary is in Latin with numerous words and phrases in Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, Greek and other languages