17 Lot 34 33 (BIBLE, Hebrew and Yiddish). Sepher HaMagid: Nevi’im U’Kethuvim [Prophets and Writings]. With Rashi and Yiddish translation and commentary. Complete in three volumes. End-papers with family-records in Yiddish and Dutch. ff. (1), 247; (1), 294; (1), 264. Uniform contemporary calf with ties, Valmadonna- custom gilt-tooled morocco spine-labels, rubbed. Lg. 4to. [Vinograd, Amsterdam 1482.] Amsterdam, Abraham Athias, 1738. $500 - $700 34 (BIBLE, Hebrew). Chamishah Chumshei Torah [Pentateuch]. With Five Megiloth and Haftaroth. Two parts bound in one. Two titles, each printed in red and black within type- ornament border. ff. (1), 240, (1), 82. Closely shaved, browned. Bound in Valmadonna-custom calf-backed marbled boards, spine titled in gilt. 8vo. [Vinograd, Venice 1783.] Venice, Vendramin, 1740. $500 - $700 35 CHAIM BEN BEZALEL. Sepher HaChaim [ethics]. FIRST EDITION. Title within woodcut architectural arch. With signature of Rabbi Shmuel Helman of Metz. ff. 51, (1). Browned and stained in places, previous owners’ marks, closely shaved occasionally affecting footers. Bound in Valmadonna-custom blind-tooled chestnut calf with gilt embellishments. Sm. 4to. [Vinograd, Cracow 155; Mehlman 1011.] Cracow, Isaac Prostitz, 1593. $3000 - $4000 ❧ R. Chaim ben Bezalel (1530-88) was the brother of the celebrated Mahara”l of Prague. He studied in Lublin under R. Solomon Luria (the Maharsha”l) and R. Shalom Shachna before being appointed Rosh Yeshivah of Worms, later he served as the rabbi of Friedberg. 36 CHANOCH BEN ABRAHAM. Vikuach Yosef VeHashevatim [“The Debate between Joseph and the Tribes.”] FIRST EDITION. Complete as issued without title- page. The Solomon of Dubno copy, with his signature (and others) on opening page. ff. 12. Browned. Bound in Valmadonna-custom morocco-backed marbled boards. Sm. 4to. [Vinograd, Amsterdam 169.] Amsterdam, Immanuel Benveniste, 1650. $700 - $900 ❧ The goal of this ethical work is to explain the Biblical account of Joseph and his brothers in a way that presents both sides as acting righteously, as one would expect the sons of Jacob to do. Also contains eulogies. The author was rabbi of the Polish town of Gniezno (Gnesen) located in the Poznan (Posen) west-central region of the country.” Lot 36 Lot 33 Lot 35