Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 700
Estimate $ 1,200 - $ 1,500
Negative and positive commandments and their laws by Rabbi Moshe of Coucy, with elucidations of the Re"em and those of Rabbi Isaac Stein. Venice, [1547]. 250, [2], 251-316 leaves, 32 cm. First edition with the elucidations of Rabbi Isaac Stein. In his introduction, the author writes that he wrote the work according to a dream. Censor erasures. The last leaf features the signature of censor Domenico Yerushalmi in Hebrew and Latin. Italian owner signature in the margins of the title page. Restored tear in the blank margins of the title page. Restored tear in the four last leaves, affected a number of words. Large, dark stain on leaf 247-248. Otherwise in very fine condition.
Category
Early Prints