(MODENA, JUDAH ARYEH (LEONE). Tzemach Tzadik [fables]

AUCTION 47 | Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 35

(MODENA, JUDAH ARYEH (LEONE). Tzemach Tzadik [fables]

Edited by Jacob Druckerman. Photographic portrait of author and editor. Numerous text illustrations pp, (6), v-xv, 77, (3). Contemporary boards. 12mo Goldman 706

New York: Jacob Druckerman 1899

Est: $200 - $300
The Tzemach Tzadik is based upon the Italian ethical work "Fior di Virtu," although Modena broadened and molded it into a distinctive, first-class Jewish ethical treatise. Jacob Druckerman edited the work "with additional references and notes supplemented with a biography. Each image illuminates the particular concept discussed in the text adjacent