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Thursday, 24.5.18 , King George 43, Jerusalem
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LOT 055:

Tanach, di Gara printing—Venice 1568.

Sold for: $300
Start price:
$ 150
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24/05/2018 at Moreshet

Complete section of Ketuvim from the Tanach. Includes Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra-Nehemiah, and Chronicles. Includes many glosses written in an ancient Mizrahi handwriting. The first word of each of the books is bounded by a large and pretty frame that characterized Venice printings (the Book of Psalms, this volume’s first book, has a larger frame). Apart from the text itself and the targum, the following commentaries appear: Rashi, Ibn Ezra, Ralbag, Rasag, Radak, and more. Cover page is missing. Tear with missing text and repairs with tape on the first page. New binding, stains without damage to text. pages 672-908. 40cm. Generally good condition.