23 June 1999
BIBLE, in Hebrew -- HAGIOGRAPHA. Ekhah, Ruth, Esther, Daniel, Ezrah-Nechemyah, Divrei ha-Yamim (Lamentations to Chronicles), with commentaries by Solomon ben Isaac, Joseph ben Simeon Kara and Pseudo-Solomon ben Isaac. Edited(?) by Samuel ben Samuel of Rome. Naples: Joseph ben Jacob Ashkenazi Gunzenhauser, 9 Tishri 5247 [= 5248] (= 26 September 1487).
Chancery 2o (278 x 195 mm). Collation: Section IV. 41-438 8 12. 44 leaves. Section V. 51-558. 40 leaves. Together 84 leaves. (Traces of censorship with a few words rubbed out, some dampstaining, a few marginal tears). Modern blind and gold-tooled dark red morocco.
PROVENANCE: Signatures of three censors in Part V, leaves 5/7v and 5/8v: 'Visto per me Gio[vanni] Domi[ni]co Carretto 1618'; 'Dominico Irosolomi[ta]no'; 'Aless[and]ro Scipione 1597'. Nineteenth-century Hebrew and Latin notes on the first leaf.
Fourth and fifth sections of the third part only (see preceding lot).
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