(RaDa”K). Sepher HaShorashim.

AUCTION 74 | Thursday, November 09th, 2017 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters & Graphic Art

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Lot 126

(RaDa”K). Sepher HaShorashim.

Another edition. Title within woodcut architectural arch. Printed in two columns. Hebrew words occasionally provided with nikud (vowel points). Sidebars with Latin equivalents. Initial words within woodcut design. Marginal reference to Shada’l on col. 320. ff. 137. Lightly browned. Later gilt-tooled morocco over heavy wooden boards, clasps and hinges, expertly rebacked. Folio. Vinograd, Venice 330.

Venice: Giustiniani-Adelkind 1546-47

Est: $500 - $700
Unusually, this edition of Kimchi’s fundamental lexicographical work explicitly uses the word “Notzrim” and similar references to Gentiles.