Auction No. 113

Famous personalities, Art, Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 700
Estimate $ 1,000 - $ 1,200
Sold for $ 1,037
Including buyer's premium

Deluxe volume with books of the Prophets and Writings: Chronicles, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah and the Book of the Twelve. Separate title page for the main works (Chronicles, Daniel and the Book of the Twelve). The other books have an illustrated, bordered initial word. Illustrated title pages written in Hebrew and Latin. The printer's name and print location and year appear only in Daniel and the Book of the Twelve. This is a beautiful, important edition of the Tanach in a small format, printed in Paris in 1544-1546, by Robertus Stephanus, the "Royal Typographer." Decorated, gilt edges. Elegant leather binding with gold embossing.

[183]; [47, 30, 43] [116] leaves. 12 cm. Owner stamps and notations.

Very fine condition except for chafing and light wear and tear to the binding, primarily at the edges.

Early Prints