AUCTION 23 | Tuesday, March 30th, 2004 at 1:00
Hebrew Printed Books & Manuscripts from The Rare Book Room of the Jews College Library, London The Third Portion

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Lot 72


Chamishah Chumshei Torah [-end]. (Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1573). Without nikud. Text in double columns. Title within architectural columns. pp. 389. [Vinograd, Antwerp 19; Mehlman 31; not in Darlow & Moule; cf. Adams B-1233]. * Bound with: Greek New Testament (Amsterdam: Joann Jansson, 1639). Printer’s mark on title. Text in double columns. pp. 264, (3). Stained; modern boards, spine distressed. 8vo. * Two copies: Chamishah Chumshei Torah [-end] (Amsterdam: Menasseh ben Israel, 1630). First Edition prepared by Menasseh ben Israel. Two variants of same edition; one with a Latin imprint on the title and one with Hebrew. Without vocalization points (nikud). Text in double columns. Opening title within architectural border.Two divisional titles. pp. 612.[Vinograd, Amsterdam 22; Fuks, Amsterdam 152; Darlow & Moule 5123a; Silva Rosa no. 9]. Hebrew title stained; modern marbled boards. Latin title stained; calf boards. 8vo. * Esrim ve-Arba’ah (Amsterdam: Menasseh ben Israel for J. Jansson, 1638-1639). Printed in double-columns (with nikud). Title within architectural arch.The third Menasseh ben Israel Bible. ff.112, 166, 94; pp.(8). [Vinograd, Amsterdam 45; Fuks, Amsterdam 167 (this copy with Latin imprint); Darlow & Moule 5127; Silva Rosa 2]. * Bound with: Greek New Testament (Amsterdam: Joann Jansson, 1639). As described above. Marginal repair to Hebrew title; f. 88 loose; modern boards. Thick 8vo

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