AUCTION 44 | Thursday, June 25th, 2009 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 64


Bound in fourteen volumes. Hebrew in square characters with nikud (vowel points). Printer’s device on all titles. Initial words within engraved cartouche ff.(146) (Genesis), ff.(123) (Exodus), ff.(88) (Leviticus), ff.122 (Numbers), ff.107(Deuteronomy), ff.(77) (Joshua), ff.73 (Judges), ff.176 (Samuel), ff.(184) (Kings), ff.(131) (Isaiah), ff.(168) (Jeremiah), ff.(144) (Ezekiel), ff.(117) (Minor Prophets), ff.(160) (Psalms), ff.(53) (Proverbs), ff.(61) (Job), ff.(80) (Five Scrolls), ff.(47) (Daniel), ff.(73) (Ezra), ff.(183) (Chronicles). Title of Vol. III (Leviticus-Deuteronomy) repaired; title Vol. V (Samuel) loose. Light stains. Book of Psalms browned throughout. Later uniform vellum, rubbed. 16mo Vinograd, Paris 18; Darlow & Moule (noted only, not listed) below no. 5089; Adams B-1224

Paris: Robert Estienne the Elder 1543-46

Est: $5,000 - $7,000
Splendidly printed pocket Renaissance Hebrew Bible. “A typographical jewel.” F. Schreiber, The Estiennes, 82.