Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 250 - $ 300
Torat Moshe. Rabbeinu Moshe Alshich's commentary on the Torah. Amsterdam, [1777]. 5, 171; [1], 172-224; [1], 124 leaves. 24.5 cm. Three volumes. With supplements by Rabbi Shaul Levenstam, Rabbi of Amsterdam. At the conclusion of Genesis and Numbers there are illustrations of the Decalogue decorated with the monogram of the Rema – the Hebrew initials for Rabbi Moshe Alshich. This copy was bound in three volumes, with a title page at the beginning of each volume [the same one]. The same is true of other known copies of the book, in which a title page was inserted before each volume according to the order in which they were bound. New bindings. Aging stains. Minimal worming holes. Fine condition.