Auction No. 094

Rare Books & Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters, Zionism, Erez Israel, Judiaca objects & art, numismatics & archeology

July 19, 2016
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 250 - $ 300
Sold for $ 342
Including buyer's premium

Isaiah and Jeremiah. Paris. Robertus Stephanus Press. 1544. 
Isaiah: [131] leaves. Jeremiah [168] leaves. 11 cm. Early, prominent edition of the Bible. Vowelized letters, quality paper. Nice owner notation on the flyleaf.
The Stephanus family was a noted family of printers from Paris and Geneva. Robertus Stephanus [Estienne] was also known as "Printer to the King"; the books printed at their press were noted for their beauty. Jeremiah's title page has been completed by an artistic hand. An additional title page to Jeremiah. 
Half-parchment binding. Red cut leaves. Very fine condition.  
 

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Prayer Books and Psalms