Auction 65 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Tuesday, 12.3.19 (Your local time)
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LOT 76:

Sefer HaShorashim - First Edition with Latin Translation by Sebastian Münster - Basel, 1539

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Sefer HaShorashim, with derivatives - Dictionarium Hebraicum, iam ultimo ab autore Sebastiano Munstero recognitum - Latin translation of Radak's Sefer HaShorashim, by Sebastian Münster. Basel: Hieronymus Froben and Nicolaus Episcopius, 1539. First edition. Latin interspersed with Hebrew. Latin translation of Radak's Sefer HaShorashim, by Sebastian Münster, with his own additions to the original composition. Handwritten Latin inscription on title page. Latin signature on last page (near printer's device of Johann Froben). [496] leaves. 15.5 cm. Light-colored, high-quality, thick paper. Good-fair condition. Stains. Traces of past dampness to lower margins of title page and other leaves (primarily at beginning of book). Original leather binding, with elaborate, gilt-ornamented spine. Minor damage to binding.

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