Auction 65 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Tuesday, 12.3.19 (Your local time)
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LOT 71:

Midrash Tanchuma - Verona, 1595

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Midrash Tanchuma, on the Five Books of the Torah. Verona: Francesco dalle Donne, 1595. On p. 96a, note of the proofreader Avraham son of R. Shabtai Matitya Batsheva (Basevi), followed by a colophon marking the completion of the printing: "And the holy work was completed on Monday, 11th of the month in which the Temple was twice destroyed, may G-d console us twofold, as it says 'Console, console', accept solace and may you be comforted in Jerusalem, with joy [1595], here, Verona". 97, [1] leaf. Leaves 3-4 bound out of sequence. Printing error affecting leaves 51-52, which were printed on one side only, one leaf containing the text of p. 52a, and the other, of p. 51b. The verso of both leaves is blank. 30 cm. Fair condition. Stains, dampstains and wear. Tears to title page and other leaves, repaired with paper. Early parchment binding, repaired.

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