Auction No. 113

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

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 300
Estimate $ 600 - $ 800

The book of Samuel with Latin translation. Lugdunam Batavorum [Leiden], erroneously on the title page: MDXXI. [Actually 1621.] Rare.

Book of Samuel printed on its own, not as part of a Tanach, with Latin translation on facing pages. Latin foreword by Thomas Erpenius, stamped: 1621. Chapter 1 and part of chapter 2 of I Kings about the passing of King David were added for the sake of completion of the subject matter. Several glosses by an unidentified period writer.

[233] leaves, 13 cm. Fine condition. Tear with lack on the title page. Original parchment binding, blemished and partially detached.

Early Prints