Winner's Auctions No. 111

Important Historic Documents, Haskalah, Einstein, Seforim, Manuscripts and Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

December 11, 2018
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 400 - $ 500
Sold for $ 967
Including buyer's premium

Ethics of the Fathers with English translation and commentary. London, 1772. Rare.

This was apparently the first edition of Pirkei Avot with English translation. One of the first books printed in London by Jews. Unusually long introduction.

Handwritten inscription on flyleaf.

108-73, 48, [2], XLII pages. 16.5 cm. Printed from left to right. Hebrew with English translation. Hebrew text is vowelized.

Fine condition. Aging stains. Used binding.

Category
Sefarim