Auction 65 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
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LOT 77:

Sefer Tovia - Latin Translation and Foreword by Sebastian Münster - Basel, 1556

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Sefer Tovia - Historia Tobiae per Sebastianum Munsterum juxta hebraismum versa - with Latin translation, foreword and notes by Sebastian Münster. Basel: Henricus Petrus, 1556. Hebrew and Latin. Independent composition printed together with Münster's Melechet HaDikduk HaShalem. Before the Latin translation, a Hebrew letter addressed to Münster is printed, from his close friend Erasmus Oswald Schreckenfuchs. Additional title page: "Tobias, Cum versione & annotationibus Munsteri". Sefer Tovia is a Jewish composition from the Second Temple era, whose original nature is somewhat undefined and is considered of the Jewish Apocrypha. On leaf [12], printer's device of Henricus Petrus (see: A. Yaari, Diglei HaMadpisim HaIvriim, p. 8, illustration no. 11; p. 127). Inscription on back endpaper: "Borrowed from the Torah scholar R. Tzvi Hirsh". Scrawls and inscriptions on the endpapers and title pages. [52] leaves. 14.5 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, dampstains. Early, half-leather binding.

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