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May 9, 2017
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Auction 55 - Part I - Rare and Important Items

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Lot no: 1 Rare and Important Items Babylonian Talmud, Cracow, 1604-1605 - Nine Tractates in Three Volumes - Ancient Marginalia - Contemporary Bindings Babylonian Talmud, Cracow, 1604-1605 - Nine Tractates in Three Volumes - Ancient Marginalia - Contemporary Bindings

Babylonian Talmud, with commentaries. Cracow, [1604-1605]. Printed by Isaac Ben Aaron Prostitz.

Three volumes composed of nine tractates from Seder Nashim, Seder Kodshim and Seder Taharot, including the mishnayot of Seder Taharot and Perush HaMishnayot L'HaRambam:

Vol. 1: Tractate Nedarim, 1604. Vol. 2: Tractate Chulin, 1605; Tractate Bechorot, 1605; Tractate Keritot,...

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4,000 $
4,920 $
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Lot no: 2 Rare and Important Items Babylonian Talmud - Amsterdam, 1752-1765 - Complete Set with Original Leather Bindings Babylonian Talmud - Amsterdam, 1752-1765 - Complete Set with Original Leather Bindings
Babylonian Talmud, with commentaries. Amsterdam, 1752-1765. Printed by Yosef and Ya'akov sons of Shlomo Proops. Complete 12-volume set.
Some of the letters on the title pages at the beginning of the volumes were printed in red ink.
Ownership inscriptions on title pages: "Belongs to the nagid M. Chaim son of Y.I. [Yitzchak Isaac] Michnevitzer" [from Minsk]. Censor stamps.
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1,500 $
4,182 $
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Lot no: 3 Rare and Important Items Two Astrological Works - Venice, 1485 - Abraham Ibn Ezra - Incunabula - Missing Copy Two Astrological Works - Venice, 1485 - Abraham Ibn Ezra - Incunabula - Missing Copy
Liber Abraham Iudei de Nativitatibus [The Book of Nativities by Avraham the Jew]. Bound together with: Magistralis Compositio Astrolabii, by Hanrici [Henry] Bate. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt press, 1485. Latin. Incunabula.
Book containing two early astrological works (printed together originally):
* "Liber de Nativitatibus" - astrological work by "Abraham Iudei" [Abraham the Jew],...Read more
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1,000 $
1,476 $
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Lot no: 4 Rare and Important Items Sefer Dikduk by Rabbi Moshe Kimchi - Ortona, 1519 - Printed by Gershom Soncino - The Only Hebrew Book Printed in Ortona Sefer Dikduk by Rabbi Moshe Kimchi - Ortona, 1519 - Printed by Gershom Soncino - The Only Hebrew Book Printed in Ortona
Sefer Dikduk [Grammar book], by R. Moshe Kimchi, "With other grammar compositions authored by others". Ortona (Italy), [c. 1519]. Printed by Gershom Soncino.
Copy missing 10 leaves.
Gershom Soncino was among the greatest of the Italian Jewish printers. He travelled with his family through many cities in Italy, and printed Hebrew books in each city. The early development of Jewish...Read more
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Lot no: 5 Rare and Important Items Pamphlet for Studying the Hebrew Alphabet and Vowels - Gershom Soncino Press - Pesaro, 1510 Pamphlet for Studying the Hebrew Alphabet and Vowels - Gershom Soncino Press - Pesaro, 1510
Introductio ad Litteras Hebraicas [Introduction to Hebrew Letters]. Gershom Soncino (Hieronymus Soncinus) Press, Pesaro, Italy, 1510. Latin and Hebrew.
Pamphlet for studying the Hebrew alphabet and vowel marks (niqqud). The pamphlet opens with an introduction in Latin, which mentions the intention to publish the Book of Psalms in several languages. This is followed by the letters of the...Read more
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Lot no: 6 Rare and Important Items Broadside and Two Printed Compositions - the Venetian Conjoined Twins - Venice and Bologna, 1575-1576 Broadside and Two Printed Compositions - the Venetian Conjoined Twins - Venice and Bologna, 1575-1576
Broadside and two printed compositions on the subject of the Jewish conjoined twins from Venice. [Venice and Bologna, 1575-1576]. Italian.
On May 26, 1575, conjoined twins were born in the Jewish ghetto of Venice. The twins had two heads, four arms, four legs and one body from their waist down and they roused much interest in the midst of the Jewish and Christian population causing many...Read more
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2,000 $
5,166 $
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Lot no: 7 Rare and Important Items Mazalot Shel Adam / Refu'at HaGeviya - Salonika, 1593 Mazalot Shel Adam / Refu'at HaGeviya - Salonika, 1593
Mazalot shel Adam, "Tells from the beginning of the creation of his existence until his death", with Refu'at HaGeviya, "by R. Yehuda HaCharizi" [Alcharizi]. Salonika, [1593]. [Printed by Avraham Yosef Bat Sheva?].
Separate title page for each composition, with wood-cut frames. Refu'at HaGeviya begins at leaf 7. On leaves 10-11 are "Parables of Sages and their riddles" [compiled from the...Read more
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8,000 $
9,840 $
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Lot no: 8 Rare and Important Items Mitzvat Nashim Melumada - First Two Italian Editions - Venice 1616, Padova 1625 / Manuscript of the Composition with Textual Variations Mitzvat Nashim Melumada - First Two Italian Editions - Venice 1616, Padova 1625 / Manuscript of the Composition with Textual Variations
Mitzvat Nashim Melumada, laws and mussar for women, the two first printed editions in Italian, and a manuscript of the composition:
* Two printed editions of the book Mitzvat Nashim Melumada / Precetti da Esser Imparati Dalle Donne Hebree, "Laws of challah, lighting candles and derech eretz". First and second edition of the Italian translation: Venice 1616; Padova (Padua), 1625.
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3,300 $
4,059 $
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Lot no: 9 Rare and Important Items Manuscript, Petach Devarai - Italy, 1471 Manuscript, Petach Devarai - Italy, 1471

Manuscript, Petach Devari - on the grammar of the Holy Tongue. [Italy], 1471.

Brown ink on paper, semi-cursive Italian Hebrew script.

Petach Devarai is an early grammatical composition (named after its opening words). The author was a Spanish scholar, but his identity remains unknown. Some attribute the work to R. Moshe Kimchi, some to R. Ibn Chisda and to others. The...

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Lot no: 10 Rare and Important Items Manuscript - Compilation of Folklore and Grammatical Compositions - Petach Devarai, Alpha Betha de-Ben Sira, Arabian Nights, Pitron Chalomot, and More - Red-Ink Ornamentation - 15th and 16th Centuries Manuscript - Compilation of Folklore and Grammatical Compositions - Petach Devarai, Alpha Betha de-Ben Sira, Arabian Nights, Pitron Chalomot, and More - Red-Ink Ornamentation - 15th and 16th Centuries
Manuscript, compilation of folklore and Hebrew Grammar compositions. [Italy, 15th and 16th centuries].
Sephardic or Provençal cursive script, from circa late 15th century, with initials and ornaments in red ink. Besides the compositions written in the center of the leaf, additional compositions were also written by the same scribe in the margins.
Written in the center of the leaves is...Read more
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