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LOT 226:

MüNSTER SEBASTIAN.
Dikduk DeLishan Arami o HaKasda’ah / Chaldaica Grammatica.

Sold for: $1,600
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14/06/2018 at Kestenbaum & Company
tags: Books

Dikduk DeLishan Arami o HaKasda’ah / Chaldaica Grammatica.

First Edition. Title and text in Hebrew and Latin. Owner’s inscription next to title page. Initials richly historiated. On p.14, “Indian” alphabet. On p.18 wayber-taytsch and Rashi script. On final page, printer’s device. pp. (8), 212, (4).
     
* BOUND WITH: Nathan ben Yechiel of Rome. Aruch - Dictionarium Chaldaicum. Translated into Latin by
Sebastian Münster.
First Latin edition. Elaborate title-page after Hans Holbein. pp. (8) 434, (1). Some marginalia. Lightly browned. Contemporary elaborately bild-tooled vellum over wooden boards, clasps and hinges, rubbed, spine defective. Thick 4to. Vinograd, Basle 22 and 27.

Basle: Johann Froben, 1527.

First work includes several selected passages from Aramaic Targums with Latin translation face `a face (pp. 142-51). Also contains a glossary of Aramaic terms (pp. 161-87) and abbreviations (rashei teivoth) (pp. 188-212).