Auction 11 Ancient books, & Rabbis Letters.
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Nov 23, 2021
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LOT 13:

Tana"ch - Menashe Ben Yisrael. Amsterdam, 1630 Parchment binding.

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Tana"ch - Menashe Ben Yisrael. Amsterdam, 1630 Parchment binding.
Chamisha Chumshei Torah - Order of open and closed Parshas according to Maimonides, precise and accurate text meticulously proofread for the benefit of the scribes who write Sifrei Torah, accurately proofread by the sage Menashe ben Yisrael, includes Prophets and Scriptures.

Rabbi Menashe ben Yisrael was not only the printer, but also proofread the book and ensured the accuracy of the text of the torah, see the title page and the colophon - one of the first books printed by Menashe ben Yisrael.

Amsterdam 1630 -1631
612 pages 16 cm.
Old, perhaps original parchment cover. Title page in an architectural border. With moth damage (especially up to p. 90)

Bibliography: Alfei Menashe, No. 9. Yaari Sefer Research, p. 438 p. 3. Winograd, Amsterdam 22.

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