8vo, late quarter morocco, rubbed; hinges reinforced, "B4" between A4 and B4, lacks Cc4 (blank?). Provenance: Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana, release stamp dated 7 October 1982. Kayserling, 78; Roth, Marrano Typography, p. 9; Den Boer, Catalogue [...] Ets Haim/Livraria Montezinos, n. 428. RARE. SECOND EDITION of the famous reply by Haham Nieto to the accusation of Spinozistic leanings. See above. (2) " /> NIETO, DAVID (1654-1728). De la divina providencia, o sea naturaleza universal, o natura naturante, tratado theologico. London: James Dover, 5464 [1704]. <I>8vo; modern calf; 3 holes in title, one in p. 13, with loss of a few letters, pp. 15-16 lacking</I>. Kayserling, p. 78; Roth, Marrano Typography, p. 8; Den Boer, <I>Catalogue [...] Ets Haim/Livraria Montezinos,</I> n. 427. RARE FIRST EDITION. A famous reply by Haham Nieto to the accusation that he had Spinozistic leanings. It is an elaboration of a sermon Nieto had delivered to combat the deistic notion of a "Nature" apart from God. Nieto identified Nature with God; and, although he made it clear that he had natura naturans, and not natura naturata (see Spinoza) in mind, the matter caused an upstir in his community. Nevertheless, "Haham Zevi" Ashkenazi (cf. his responsum no. 18) ruled in his favor. See Enc. Judaica, s.v. "Nieto, David". -- NIETO, DAVID. De la divina providencia o sea naturaleza universal o natura naturante. Tratado theologico, dividido en dos dialogos. London: [n.p.], 5476 [1716]. <I>8vo, late quarter morocco, rubbed; hinges reinforced, "B<V>4" between A<V>4 and B<V>4, lacks Cc4 (blank?)</I>. <I>Provenance</I>: Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana, release stamp dated 7 October 1982. Kayserling, 78; Roth, Marrano Typography, p. 9; Den Boer, <I>Catalogue [...] Ets Haim/Livraria Montezinos</I>, n. 428. RARE. SECOND EDITION of the famous reply by Haham Nieto to the accusation of Spinozistic leanings. See above. (2) | Christie's
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    NIETO, DAVID (1654-1728). De la divina providencia, o sea naturaleza universal, o natura naturante, tratado theologico. London: James Dover, 5464 [1704]. 8vo; modern calf; 3 holes in title, one in p. 13, with loss of a few letters, pp. 15-16 lacking. Kayserling, p. 78; Roth, Marrano Typography, p. 8; Den Boer, Catalogue [...] Ets Haim/Livraria Montezinos, n. 427. RARE FIRST EDITION. A famous reply by Haham Nieto to the accusation that he had Spinozistic leanings. It is an elaboration of a sermon Nieto had delivered to combat the deistic notion of a "Nature" apart from God. Nieto identified Nature with God; and, although he made it clear that he had natura naturans, and not natura naturata (see Spinoza) in mind, the matter caused an upstir in his community. Nevertheless, "Haham Zevi" Ashkenazi (cf. his responsum no. 18) ruled in his favor. See Enc. Judaica, s.v. "Nieto, David". -- NIETO, DAVID. De la divina providencia o sea naturaleza universal o natura naturante. Tratado theologico, dividido en dos dialogos. London: [n.p.], 5476 [1716]. 8vo, late quarter morocco, rubbed; hinges reinforced, "B4" between A4 and B4, lacks Cc4 (blank?). Provenance: Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana, release stamp dated 7 October 1982. Kayserling, 78; Roth, Marrano Typography, p. 9; Den Boer, Catalogue [...] Ets Haim/Livraria Montezinos, n. 428.
    RARE. SECOND EDITION of the famous reply by Haham Nieto to the accusation of Spinozistic leanings. See above. (2)

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    NIETO, DAVID (1654-1728). De la divina providencia, o sea naturaleza universal, o natura naturante, tratado theologico. London: James Dover, 5464 [1704]. 8vo; modern calf; 3 holes in title, one in p. 13, with loss of a few letters, pp. 15-16 lacking. Kayserling, p. 78; Roth, Marrano Typography, p. 8; Den Boer, Catalogue [...] Ets Haim/Livraria Montezinos, n. 427. RARE FIRST EDITION. A famous reply by Haham Nieto to the accusation that he had Spinozistic leanings. It is an elaboration of a sermon Nieto had delivered to combat the deistic notion of a "Nature" apart from God. Nieto identified Nature with God; and, although he made it clear that he had natura naturans, and not natura naturata (see Spinoza) in mind, the matter caused an upstir in his community. Nevertheless, "Haham Zevi" Ashkenazi (cf. his responsum no. 18) ruled in his favor. See Enc. Judaica, s.v. "Nieto, David". -- NIETO, DAVID. De la divina providencia o sea naturaleza universal o natura naturante. Tratado theologico, dividido en dos dialogos. London: [n.p.], 5476 [1716]. 8vo, late quarter morocco, rubbed; hinges reinforced, "B4" between A4 and B4, lacks Cc4 (blank?). Provenance: Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana, release stamp dated 7 October 1982. Kayserling, 78; Roth, Marrano Typography, p. 9; Den Boer, Catalogue [...] Ets Haim/Livraria Montezinos, n. 428.
    RARE. SECOND EDITION of the famous reply by Haham Nieto to the accusation of Spinozistic leanings. See above. (2)


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