Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Maarechet HaElokut – Mantua, 1558

Opening: $600
Sold for: $813
Including buyer's premium

Maarechet HaElokut, faith, Kabbalah and Jewish philosophy, attributed to R. Peretz son of Yitzchak of Gerona, with a commentary by R. Yehuda Chayat and "Perush Zulato" (another's commentary). Mantua: Meir son of Efraim of Padua and Jacob son of Naftali HaKohen of Gazzolo, [Rosh Chodesh Adar II, 1558].
Censorship deletions in chapter X of the present copy, in the section discussing reincarnation. Two censor's signatures on final page, one dated 1609.
4, 208 leaves. 19 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Worming to title page and first leaves, affecting text, repaired in part with paper (missing characters on title page replaced in handwriting). Title page margins trimmed close to border. Two other leaves trimmed close to text. New binding.

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Incunabula and Early Printed Books – 15th-17th Centuries
Incunabula and Early Printed Books – 15th-17th Centuries