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 312


Spanish). Orden de las Oraciones Cotidianas…Con Hanuca, Purim, Ayuno del Solo, y las tres Pascuas con sus Parasioth, Aphtarot, As`aarot, y muchas Cosa mas. pp. (16), 535, (3). [Kayserling, pp. 60-1]. * BOUND WITH: Calendario de Ros-Hodes, Fiestas y Ayunos…desde el año de 5478…hasta 5494…desde 1717 hasta 1733 [Calendar of New Moons, Festivals and Fasts from the years 1717 until 1733. pp. 10. [Not in Kayserling]. * AND: (Bible, Spanish). Los Cinco Libros de la Ley Divina [Pentateuch]. [- With Haphtaroth]. pp. (2), 408; (1), 410-412, 411-528. Fine engraved title depicting the Giving of the Law at Mount Sinai (top), Moses and Aaron (middle), and the Temple in Jerusalem (below). Divisional title-page prior to Haphtaroth. [Darlow and Moule 8484; not in Kayserling]. Some light foxing and waterstains. Basically, solid copy. All edges gilt and gauffered. Marbled endpapers. Contemporary sharkskin with central hinge and clasp. 8vo.

Amsterdam: Solomon Proops 1717 and 1718

Est: $2,000 - $3,000
The opening work carries a finely engraved title-page by I. van Sasse featuring the women of the Bible: Eve, Rebecca, Rachel, Deborah, the pious women in Egypt, Hannah, Miriam, Leah (counterclockwise). Cf. Memorbook, p. 186 (illustrated); JNUL Catalogue, Treasures from the Library Ets Haim/Livaria Montezinos (1980), p. 51, no. 82.