Auction 93 Part 2 - Ancient Books, Chassidic and Kabbalistic Books, Manuscripts and Letters

Sefer Mitzvot Gadol (Semag) – Venice, 1522 – Printed by Daniel Bomberg – Inscriptions

Opening: $2,000
Sold for: $2,500
Including buyer's premium

Sefer Mitzvot Gadol – Semag, by R. Moshe of Coucy. [Venice: Daniel Bomberg, 1522].
Title page lacking, replaced with title page of part II of Lechem Mishneh by R. Avraham de Boton, Venice 1604-1606, with a piece of paper pasted in the center inscribed with the book title and name of author (as well as name of owner).
Ownership inscriptions and signatures in several places, including inscription of R. Shmuel Tzvi Weiss of Munkacs (father of Rebbe Yosef Meir, the Imrei Yosef of Spinka).
Glosses by several writers. Censorship expurgations in several places.


[249] leaves. Lacking title page. Approx. 27 cm. Fair condition. Many stains, including dampstains and traces of past dampness. Wear. Worming, slightly affecting text. Tears, including open tears slightly affecting text, repaired with paper (several leaves with marginal paper repairs close to text). Stamps and handwritten inscriptions. Binding old and worn.

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Incunabula and Early Printed Books