(Ed.) Chochmath HaMazaloth - Kalendarium Hebraicum.

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

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Lot 175

(Ed.) Chochmath HaMazaloth - Kalendarium Hebraicum.

<<FIRST EDITION.>> Text in Hebrew and Latin. Printer’s device on title and repeated on verso of final leaf. Numerous woodcut astronomical illustrations. Historiated woodcut initials. Includes both foldout plates (between pp. 52-53 and pp. 116-117) found in only a few copies (cf. Prijs, Basle 24). pp. (8), 200, (16). Few light stains. Modern calf. 4to. Vinograd, Basle 23; Mehlman 1871.

Basle: Johann Froben 1527

Est: $3,000 - $5,000
Important collection of Jewish astronomical, chronological and calendrical treatises, together with philosophical poems.