RaMBa”N). Torath Ha’Adam.

AUCTION 65 | Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Ceremonial Objects and Graphic Art

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Lot 101

RaMBa”N). Torath Ha’Adam.

<<First Edition.>> With laudatory poems by Joseph b. Joel (Bibas). ff. 63 (of 64), lacking final leaf. Closely shaved, Dent Collection stamp on title, outer margin of opening three leaves with loss affecting several words. Later calf, worn. Sm. folio. Vinograd, Const. 117; Mehlman, 765; Yaari, Const. 64 (see Hacker’s corrections in Areshet vol. V, p. 479 who notes this was published earlier than Yaari indicates).

Constantinople: Israel Sarafti and Moses Chalimi 1519

Est: $3,000 - $5,000
Torath Ha’Adam [“The Law of Man”] serves as the basis for subsequent halachic discussions on the subjects of sickness, death, and mourning, as well as a philosophic discourse on the Afterlife and the Messianic era to come.