Auction 71 - The Collection of Rabbi Prof. Daniel Sperber

May 5, 2020

Two Catalogs by Arthur Zacharias Schwarz – Hebrew Manuscripts in Austria – 1925 and 1931 – Inscribed by the Author

Opening: $300
Sold for: $2,125
Including buyer's premium
Two catalogs of Hebrew manuscripts in Austria by Arthur Zacharias Schwarz. 1925 and 1931. German and Hebrew. Inscribed by the author on endpapers.
1. Die hebräischen Handschriften der Nationalbibliothek
in Wien [The Hebrew Manuscripts of the National Library in Vienna]. Vienna, Prague and Leipzig: Strache, 1925.
Accompanied by nine facsimile prints, two of them in color (mounted on plates).
XX, 272 pp, [2] leaves + IX plates, approx. 40 cm.
2. Die hebräischen Handschriften in Österreich, ausserhalb der Nationalbibliothek in Wien, Teil I: Bibel-Kabbala [The Hebrew Manuscripts of Austria, Except those in the National Library of Vienna, Part I (of four): Bibles and Kabbalah]. Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1931.
VII, [1], 209, [2] pp, 39 cm.
The endpapers of both books are inscribed by the author (signed inscriptions from the years of printing).
Overall good condition. Minor blemishes. Library copies, marked accordingly. Stains to first catalog and tears to two prints. Bindings slightly worn and scuffed.
Category
Jewish Books and Manuscripts