Auction 57 - Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Sefer HaTerumot / Sefer Tzeida Laderech - Prague, 1605 / 1623-1624

Opening: $600
Sold for: $750
Including buyer's premium
Two books printed in Prague:
1. Sefer HaTerumot, on monetary laws, by R. Samuel ben Isaac Ha-Sardi, disciple of the Ramban. Prague: Moshe ben Bezalel Katz, [1605]. Second edition.
The title page is framed with illustrations of human figures, lions and birds, and an illustration of "Priestly Hands" with the inscription "Mordechai Cohen Y.Z.".
105 leaves. 31.5 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains and wear. Worming. Dark pages. Old leather binding; damaged.
2. Sefer Tzeida Laderech on the Torah and Rashi, by R. Yissachar Ber Eilenburg. [Prague: the sons of Yaakov Back, 1623-1624]. First edition. Ownership and censor's inscriptions. Signatures: "Yosef Lipman Ranvitz Pressburg", "...R. Shalom... Aharon... ben Ber Yeiteles", "Mordechai Hersh Liebiger[?]... Pressburg".
2-36, 39-134, [22], 155-217 leaves. Title page and leaf 135 are missing. Leaf 136 appears twice. Faulty pagination. 29.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains and wear. Dampstains. Tears. Several loose and detached pages. Old leather binding; detached; spine missing.
Incunabula and Early Printed Books
Incunabula and Early Printed Books