Auction 129 Shavuot sale. Chabad, Belongings of Tzaddikim, Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters and Rare books
May 11, 2021
Israel
 3 Shatner Center 1st Floor Givat Shaul Jerusalem
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Tana"ch. Antwerp. 1573. Original Wood and Leather Binding

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Tana"ch. Antwerp. 1573. Original Wood and Leather Binding


Torah, Prophets and Writings "Written with the close supervision of Christophorus Plantinus. Antwerp, 1573.

Printed in two columns, not vowelized. There is a change in the print between Bereishit and the rest of the Tana"ch. In Bereishit, each verse is marked with a shee tnumber, but from then on, only every fifth verse is numbered.

Colophon on the last leaf: "Completed on the 20th day of Elul, at Christophorus Plantinus's press here in the glorious city of Anvirsha, under the reign of his highness, the great King Philip of Spain, who also granted a permit for this book's printing.

Ginzei Yisrael no. 31.

389 pp, 16 cm.

Very fine condition. Original wood and leather binding. Lacking buckles. Professionally restored spine.


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