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

Neviim Acharonim and Trei Asar – Paris, 1539-1541

Opening: $500
Sold for: $813
Including buyer's premium

Neviim Acharonim and Trei Asar. Paris: Robertus Stephanus, 1539-1541.
Neviim Acharonim and Trei Asar, in one volume, from the elegant Bible edition printed by Stephanus in Paris, 1539-1543.
Divisional title page for each book (apart from the book of Hoshea, which opens with the general title page for Trei Asar). Text vocalized. Commentary of Radak on the books of Trei Asar.
Printer's device of Stephanus on all the title pages.
Handwritten glosses (in Latin) on several leaves.
Yeshayah: 124 pages. Yirmiyah: 163 pages. Eichah: 23-34 pages. Yechezkel: 139 pages. Trei Asar: 66; 20; 44; 8; 14; 32; 15; 19; 16; 12; 59; 18 pages. 22.5 cm. Wide margins. Light-colored, high-quality paper. Gilt edges. Good-fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Worming, affecting text. Open tear to first title page, slightly affecting printer's device, repaired with paper. Handwritten inscriptions to first title page (Latin). New leather binding, incorporating large parts of original leather binding, with gilt decorations.
From the collection of Dan Yardeni.

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