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Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 9

e Rudimentis Hebraicis – Rudiments of Hebrew – Dictionary of Hebrew Words and Hebrew Grammar by Johann Reuchlin – First Edition – Pforzheim, 1506

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Lot Number 9

e Rudimentis Hebraicis – Rudiments of Hebrew – Dictionary of Hebrew Words and Hebrew Grammar by Johann Reuchlin – First Edition – Pforzheim, 1506

De Rudimentis Hebraicis liber primus (First Book of Hebrew Rudiments), by Johann Reuchlin. [Phorce (Pforzheim): Thomas Anshelm, 1506]. Latin, with Hebrew words.
The first edition of Johann Reuchlin's book, the first Hebrew dictionary and grammar book for Christian scholars. This book was known to have great impact on the development of the study and research of Hebrew texts by Christians in the Renaissance and Hebraism period.
Marginal handwritten notes and inscriptions in Latin on some leaves.
The author, Johannes Reuchlin (1455-1522) was a foremost German humanist and Hebraist.
[1], 606 pages. Originally: [1], 620, [5] pages. Lacking 10 last leaves (replaced with photocopies): pp. 607-620, [5], including the leaf with Reuchlin's coat of arms. Right to left pagination, slightly faulty. 28 cm. Thick, high-quality paper. Good-fair condition. Stains and wear. Marginal creases to some leaves. Tears (the first leaf was professionally restored). New binding.

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