Hebrew). Chamishah Chumshei Torah [-end]

AUCTION 61 | Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic Art and Ceremonial Objects

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Lot 55

Hebrew). Chamishah Chumshei Torah [-end]

Title within architectural columns. Two divisional titles. Unvocalized Hebrew text in two columns. Latin marginalia. Acquired from the London book-seller, the late B. Hirschler. pp. 612. Lightly browned, title stained and creased. Recent sheep-backed boards. Vinograd, Amsterdam 22; Fuks, Amsterdam 152; Darlow & Moule 5123a.

Amsterdam: Menasseh ben Israel for Henricus Laurentius 1631

Est: $700 - $1,000
The first Bible edition prepared by Menasseh ben Israel. Each page throughout this entire volume has been laid onto a larger sheet, thus turning an octavo into a quarto volume.