Auction 65 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Tuesday, 12.3.19 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 36:

Chanukat HaBayit - Venice, 1696 - Illustrations of the Temple and its Vessels

Sold for: $400
Start price:
$ 400
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Chanukat HaBayit, explanation of the layout and structure of the destroyed Temple. R. Moshe Chefetz. Venice, [1696]. Includes many illustrations of the Temple structure and its vessels. The book was printed in two stages: during the printing, blank spaces were left for the illustrations, which were later imprinted from engraved plates. This copy contains the illustrations, but not the map at the end. Stamps of "Servant of G-d Aharon N'Kaoua" of Algiers. Late inscription on the flyleaf: "I acquired it in 1941… I need to reprint it… in Modern Hebrew, Y.Z. Sasson, here in Algiers. [4], 52 leaves. High-quality paper. 20 cm. Good-fair condition. Half-leather binding, damaged.