Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 2,500
Estimate $ 4,000 - $ 5,000
Medrash Tehilim on Psalms 119-150 and the Alpha Beita commentary on Psalms 119. [Salonica]. [1515]. First edition. Medrash Tehilim - Medrash Sochar Tov was first printed in Constantinople in [1512], however it featured the Medrash through chapter 118. Three years later, the continuation was printed in Salonica, from chapter 119 through the conclusion. With the addition of the "Alpha Beita" commentary of Rabbi Matityahu HaYitzhari. Refer to: Ginzei Yisrael – Mehlman Collection, n. 174. Printed without a title page. [24] leaves, 27 cm. Includes the Medrash Tehilim, the last six leaves are professional reproductions. The first leaf features glosses in an antiquated hand. New, half-leather binding. The book was professionally restored. Restored worming marks. Aging stains. Fine-very fine condition.
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