Auction 62
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 16

Neve Shalom – Constantinople, 1538-1539 –Signatures

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Lot Number 16

Neve Shalom – Constantinople, 1538-1539 –Signatures

Neve Shalom, philosophical composition, on the topics of faith, Kabbalah and nature, Torah attributes, prophecy and sacrifices, by R. Avraham son of R. Yitzchak Shalom (Spanish scholar, died in Spain in the year of the expulsion). Constantinople: Eliezer ben Gershom Soncino, [1538-1539]. First edition.
Colophon on the last page: "Completed on Friday 13th Sivan [1539]".
Signature on the first leaf: "Meir Santi" (possibly R. Meir Santa, Rabbi of Nagykanizsa. See: Ishim BiTshuvot Chatam Sofer, p. 250). Two unidentified signatures on the last page.
[191] leaves. Originally: [196] leaves.Missing the title page and four leaves [181-184] in the middle of the book. 20.5 cm. Good condition. Stains and signs of past dampness. A few tears. Slight worming. Original leather binding, slightly damaged.
The Bibliography of the Hebrew Book records [194] leaves, whereas OCLC records [196] leaves. When comparing this copy against the digitized copy on the HebrewBooks website, it became clear that originally there were [196] leaves.

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