15 30 (BIBLE, Hebrew). Chamishah Chumshei Torah [-end]. Printer’s device on opening title. Three divisional title pages and additional sectional blanks. Initial words within woodcut historiation. Printed in double columns, with Nikud (vowel points). Chapters and verse delineation in a red calligraphic hand. Occasional marginal notations in Latin. ff. 369, (1), 124. Touch stained, previous owner’s inscriptions on title-page. Later gilt-tooled sheep, with Valmadonna-custom gilt-titled morocco spine-label, rubbed. Thick 4to. [Vinograd, Geneva 11; Darlow & Moulae 5118.] Geneva, Capa Elon (i.e. Pierre de la Rouvière), 1617-18. $700 - $1000 ❧ BOUND WITH: Novum Testamentum Graecum. pp. (8), 453, 16. Geneva, Pierre de la Rouvière, 1620. [Darlow & Moule, see note below 4667] 31 (BIBLE, Hebrew). Magna Biblia Rabbinica. With Targums and the major classic rabbinic commentaries. Edited by Johannes Buxtorf. Complete in two volumes. Divisional titles within architectural woodcut borders, headings within woodcut cartouches. Wide margins. Vol. I BOUND WITH: Buxtorf. Tiberias. ff. 114. Basle, 1620. EXTENSIVE AND DETAILED SCHOLARLY MANUSCRIPT NOTATIONS THROUGHOUT written in Latin and occasionally Hebrew. ff. (7), 481. * ff. (1), 482-946, 67, (2). Foxed, few stains, leaves frayed in places. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, with Valmadonna-custom gilt-titled spine labels, rubbed and worn. Tall folio. [Vinograd, Basle 248; Darlow & Moule 5120.] Basle, Ludwig Koenig, 1618-19. $3000 - $5000 ❧ THE SIXTH, AND MOST SCHOLARLY EDITION OF THE EARLY RABBINIC BIBLES. The publisher employed Jewish as well as Christian scholars, printers and correctors in his endeavor to print the most grammatically correct Bible edition in full accordance with the Mesorah. PROVENANCE: Benjamin Niederhofheim - Pastor Sengelmann - The Newman School of Missions, Thabor Jerusalem - University of Cambridge: Emmanuel College, Carus Greek Testament Prize (1912) to L.E. Binns - Valmadonna Trust Library. Lot 30 Lot 31