AUCTION 50 | Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, Graphic & Ceremonial Art Including: The Alfonso Cassuto Collection of Iberian Art

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Lot 272


De Castro, David Henriques. Keur van Grafsteenen op de Nederl.-Portug.-Israël. Begraafplaats te Ouderkerk aan den Amstel. Met Beschrijving en Biographische Aanteekeningen. [“Selected Gravestones from the Dutch Portuguese Jewish Cemetery at Ouderkerk aan de Amstel with Descriptions and Biographical Notes.”] pp. (12), 125, (2 blanks); ff. (2), 15. Trace foxed. Original printed boards, some wear. Folio

Leiden: E.J. Brill 1883

Est: $500 - $700
The editor of this work, David de Mozes Henriques de Castro, along with his wife, Sara Lopes Suasso, were renowned art collectors and bibliophiles, specializing in the history of Amsterdam's Portuguese Jewish community. See L. Hagoort, Het Beth Haim in Ouderkerk aan de Amstel: De begraafplaats van de Portugese Joden in Amsterdam 1614-1945