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Mishlei Shelomoh, Kohelet, veShir haShirim, Strasbourg [1591]

משלי שלמה קהלת ושיר השירים - Miniature - Bible - Very Rare

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  • Lot Number 52326
  • Title (English) Mishlei Shelomoh, Kohelet, veShir haShirim
  • Title (Hebrew) משלי שלמה קהלת ושיר השירים
  • Note Miniature - Bible - Very Rare
  • City Strasbourg
  • Publisher Elias Schadeus
  • Publication Date [1591]
  • Estimated Price - Low 3,000
  • Estimated Price - High 6,000

  • Item # 2152823
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Description

Physical Description

Very rare miniature, [128] ff., 16mo., 92:64 mm., light age and damp staining, old hands. A very good copy bound in contemporary full leather, neatly repaired and filled.

No copy in major collections. Not listed in Zedner, nor Van Straalen (British Museum), not in Darlow & Moule, not in Roest.

 

Detail Description

Very rare miniature Bible [Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs], each page within ruled frame, points and cantillation symbols. The title bears no date, but the Latin prface by Schadeaus is dated 6 September 1591.

Elias Schadeus (1541-1593) was a Hebrew professor at Strasbourg's university.

 

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