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

Five Books of the Torah – With Latin Translation – Venice, 1551

Opening: $1,000
Sold for: $1,375
Including buyer's premium

Hebraicus Pentateuchus Latinus / Five Books of the Torah and five Megillot, with Latin translation and commentary. Venice: Justinian, 1551.
Printed from left to right. Hebrew and Latin on facing columns. Large printer's device on a separate leaf at the end of book. Woodcut headpieces at the beginning of the Books of the Torah and of the five Megillot. At the end of Devarim, a section (in Hebrew) titled Maalot Moshe, about the greatness of Moshe Rabbenu (not recorded in Bibliography of the Hebrew Book).
Handwritten glosses (Latin with some Hebrew).
Hebrew ownership inscription on last leaf, deleted, probably of R. Shlomo Padua, 1723.
CCVIII, 209-376, [1] leaves. Without [1] blank leaf, originally bound before the final leaf. 20.5 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains. Minor dampstains. Worming, affecting text (affecting also title page border and printer's device on final leaf). Marginal open tears to some leaves. Stamps and inscriptions. New binding.

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

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