2 3 ABUDRAHAM, DAVID. Abudraham [commentary to prayers, including the Passover Hagadah]. Letters of title historiated. Printer’s device on title (Yaari, Hebrew Printer’s Marks 16). Printed in double columns. Wider margins. Marginal notations. Title-page with previous owner’s notations including one by “Luzzatto of Asti.” Censored in places with officiating signatures at end, including one by Boniforte del Asinari in both Latin and Hebrew. ff. 86. Margins slightly frayed, stained in places, first and last leaf neatly remargined, previous owner’s marks, signatures on title-page. Bound in Valmadonna-custom chestnut calf, blind-tooled with elegant gilt piping. Sm. folio. [Vinograd, Venice 259.] Venice, Cornelio Adelkind for Marco Antonio Giustiniani, 1547. $1000 - $1500 ❧ Unfortunately, few facts have survived concerning the biography of R. David Abudraham. This work, his magnum opus, was completed in Seville in 1340 and is considered by critical scholars as a highly important repository of Spanish and Provencal tradition without which would otherwise have been lost. It was first printed in Lisbon, in 1490. 4 ABUDRAHAM, DAVID. Abudraham [laws of and commentary to the prayers]. DELUXE COPY, PRINTED ENTIRELY ON BLUE PAPER. Title-page with signatures including Chaim Moshe Loewenstein. ff. (3), 140. Later marbled boards, rebacked, Valmadonna-custom gilt title on spine. 8vo. [Vinograd, Amsterdam 1270.] Amsterdam, Moshe Frankfurt, 1726. $600 - $900 ❧ RARE, BIBLIOPHILIC EDITION. PRINTED ENTIRELY ON BLUE PAPER. See Treasures of the Valmadonna Trust Library - Otzroth Ya’akov, Colored Paper no. 37. Lot 4 Lot 3