Auction 62
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 22

Sefer HaShorashim by the Radak – Venice, 1529

Sold For
2,706$
Opening
1,200$
Lot Number 22

Sefer HaShorashim by the Radak – Venice, 1529

Sefer HaShorashim, the second part of the Michlol by R. David Kimchi (the Radak). Venice: Daniel Bomberg, 1529.
Beside column 254, there is a gloss in Oriental script, signed: "Shalom Yisrael".
The last leaf contains two poems praising this edition, composed by R. Eliyahu Ashkenazi (Bachur): "…this work was printed six times… but this printing is recognized for its beauty and correctness…".
[2] pages, 5-570 columns, [2] pages. 29.5 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains and wear. Signs of past dampness. Mold stains to the margins of the last leaves. Slight worming, not affecting text. A few censor deletions. Non-original binding. Damage to the binding. Bookplate.

Sold For
2,706$
Opening
1,200$

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