Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Bible, with Latin Translation – Biblia Hebraica – Halle, 1720 – Wide Margins – Engraved Frontispiece

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Sold for: $500
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Bible, Biblia Hebraica, ex aliquot manuscriptis et compluribus impressis codicibus, edited by Johann Heinrich Michaelis. Halle (Germany), 1720.
Hebrew, with Latin introduction and commentary. Engraved frontispiece. Title page printed in red and black. Latin dedication to King Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia.
This edition was edited by Johann Heinrich Michaelis. It includes a Latin translation of the Mesorah Ketana and a Latin commentary.
Handwritten marginalia on several leaves.
[6], 32 pages; 332, [1] leaves; 16 pages; 334-402 leaves; 12 pages; 403-464 leaves; 4 pages; 465-848, [2] leaves. Leaves 250-251 are bound out of order. 31.5 cm. Wide margins. Good-fair condition. Many stains, including dampstains and dark stains. Wear to some leaves. Marginal tears, including open tears to several leaves. Handwritten inscriptions. New binding.

PLEASE NOTE: Item descriptions were shortened in translation. For further information, please refer to Hebrew text.

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