Auction 65 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Tuesday, 12.3.19 (Your local time)
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LOT 56:

Mikraot Gedolot - Venice, 1617 - Two Volumes, Neviim Acharonim and Ketuvim - Large Format

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Mikraot Gedolot, Neviim Acharonim and Ketuvim, with Targum, the commentaries of Rashi, ibn Ezra, Radak, Ralbag and the Mesorah. Venice: Bragadin, [1617-1619]. Two volumes comprising Neviim Acharonim and Ketuvim (from a complete four-volume edition of the Bible). The books were printed and sold in weekly booklets, between 1617-1619, to finance the printing (see Ketuvim volume, end of p. [8b]). Ownership and other inscriptions in Hebrew and Latin. An ownership inscription in Ladino on p. 751b, of "Senior Chizkiyahu Ambron" (renowned wealthy man and Torah scholar from Florence, who lived in the first half of the 18th century - see enclosed material). Neviim Acharonim volume: [1], 442-668. Mispagination. 40 cm. Overall good condition. Stains and wear. Significant damage to title page, with early paper repairs. Margins of several leaves reinforced with paper. Early, leather-covered wood binding. Worming to binding. Ketuvim volume: [1], 672-908; 8; [25] leaves (lacking 1 leaf from the middle of the addenda at the end of the book, originally: [26] leaves). Mispagination. 39 cm. Varying condition, good-fair to poor. Stains and wear. Worming. Damage to dozens of leaves in the middle of the book, in particular to leaves of the Five Megillot, affecting text (with early paper repairs). Early leather binding, with strings for fastening.

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