AUCTION 49 | Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters and Graphic Art

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Lot 56


Complete, 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 repaired; title Vol. V loose. Light stains. Book of Psalms browned throughout. Later uniform vellum, with morooc spine lables, gilt-titled in Hebrew, 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: $4,000 - $6,000
Splendidly printed pocket Renaissance Hebrew Bible. Complete set. “A typographical jewel.” F. Schreiber, The Estiennes, An Annotated Catalogue (1982) no. 82