Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 600
Estimate $ 800 - $ 1,000
Principles of emunah and the foundations of faith and the Torah in four essays, by Rabbi Yosef Albo. Venice, [1544]. 171 leaves, 18 cm. In the margins: Many handwritten references, titles and glosses. Colophon: It was completed on the 24th day of Av, 1544 by ….. and brothers who do beautiful printing work and by the expert print proofreader Cornelio bc"h Baruch Adel Kind. [Bound with: section of "Mizmor L'Toda' by Rabbi Samuel Aripol [Venice, 1576], includes the elucidation on the "Shir Hama'alot" Psalms, with punctuated text.] Rubbed, half-leather binding. Upper margins were cropped by the binder – affecting the page headings. Very fine condition.
Early Prints