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

Tehillim with Radak Commentary – Amsterdam, 1778 – Original, Gilt-Decorated Leather Binding

Opening: $500
Sold for: $4,000
Including buyer's premium

Tehillim, divided into days of the week and days of the month, with the Radak commentary. Amsterdam: Yaakov Proops, [1778]. Small format.
Ownership inscription on the front endpaper (in square letters): "Gift… to our beloved… Senior Avraham Yehuda Blanis".
Apparently, the inscription is referring to R. Yehuda Blanis, leader of the Florence community in the 18th century, a close acquaintance of the Chida.
[1], 281 leaves. 12.5 cm. Gilt edges, decorated. Good condition. Stains. Leaves trimmed close to headings in several places. Original, gilt-decorated leather binding, with original color endpapers. Damaged binding. Housed in original leather case.

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Bibles and Tehillim
Bibles and Tehillim