Category: 18th Century Judaica


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By: Alsheich, Moshe

Price: $349.99

Publisher: Offenbach, Zeligman-Reiss: 1717

Seller ID: 000449

Condition: Fair

Original Printing in 1717. RARE AND IMPORTANT BOOK COMPOSED BY THE GREAT RABBI OF THE HOLY CITY OF SAFED IN ISRAEL, THE GREAT PUPIL OF THE RABBI YOSEF CARO. OVER 288 YEARS Old. The Book: Alsheich, Moshe. Shoshanat Ha-Amakim. Offenbach, Zeligman-Reiss, 1717. Folio. Title page torn with some loss, early original boards. Several Rabbis signatures. Alshich Hakadosh (1508-1593). Popularly referred to by his family name, and an individual whose great holiness is reflected by the title "Hakadosh" (the holy) which history has appended to his name, Rabbi Moshe Alshich was one of the leading mem... View more info


By: David ben Aryeh Leib, of Lida

Price: $3,855.99

Publisher: AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, Professor Shelomoh ben Yosef Props:

Seller ID: 000026

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

A rare book by the chief rabbi of Amsterdam, David ben Aryeh Leib, of Lida. Text entirely in Hebrew. SEFER SOD H, asher hiber David de-Lida Amsterdam: Shelomoh ben Yosef Props, 469 [1708 or 1709]. 6" tall [15.2 cm.] 32 numbered leaves [64 pages, the last one is blank], plus 58 later blank pages, plus endpapers, plus a large manuscript letter of recommendation bound in. Superbly bound in later full light brown sheep leather, with raised bands, blindstamped floral decorated compartments, covers with blindstamped floral decorated corners and borders, all edges gilt In a speckled leather sola... View more info

Pri hadash al-Sefer Orakh Hayim ve-Even ha-Ezer

By: Di Sileza, Hizkiya

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Karlsruhe: 1757

Seller ID: 000450

Condition: Good

Original Printing in 1757. Concerning the famous legal code the Shulchan Aruch. The Book: Di Sileza, Hizkiya: Pri hadash al-Sefer Orakh Hayim ve-Even ha-Ezer. Karlsruhe, 1757. In original hardcover, with nice printer's marks and initials. 82pp + 32 ff. FOLIO. Title cut and loose, but without loss. Old boards and leather spine. Rav Chizkiyah di Silva, also known as the Pri Chadash after his important halachic work, was born in Livorno, Italy. View more info

Sefer Korban Aharon : Being a Rare and Complete Hebrew Work on Ritual Sacrifice

By: Ibn Hayyim, Aaron

Price: $1,249.99

Publisher: 1742

Seller ID: 000444

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

FOLIO. PRINTED 1742. CLASSIC HEBREW WORK ON RITUAL SACRIFICE. Rare. No copies at auction in the American Auction Records. The Book: Ibn Hayyim, Aaron, 1545-1632. Sefer Korban Aharon : ve-hu perush le-sefer Sifra ... / hibro Aharon Ibn Hayim ; nit`orer Eliyahu ben Mosheh Desoya le-hadpiso shenit Desoya : [h. mo. l.], 502 [1742]. COMPLETE. 20, 260 leaves ; 36 cm, Red calf and Boards, pages age-toned. The Hebrew word for sacrifice is Korban. The sacrifice of an animal to a deity was an acceptable form of worship among the ancients. Many mystical rites which are found in other religions, can also ... View more info

Moses en Christus, of Tafereel der voornaamste voorbeelden des Ouden Testaments, uit Moses wet, en allerley Joodsche oudheden wydlopig t'samengesteld en op Christus en syn kerke geestelyk Toegepast

By: Johannes Biermannus

Price: $1,295.99

Publisher: Rotterdam, Holland, JOHANNES ROTTERDAM, Bookverkoper: 1735

Seller ID: 000648

Condition: Good

Moses en Christus, of Tafereel der voornaamste voorbeelden des Ouden Testaments, uit Moses wet, en allerley Joodsche oudheden wydlopig t'samengesteld en op Christus en syn kerke geestelyk toegepast / door Johannes Bierman. Good copy with usual general ageing of ancient vellum covers. Some number of pages loose but overall a very pleasing copy of this rare tome. Included is a mysterious small handwritten manuscript not found being used as a marker.; Dutch; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; CHRISTIANITY, BIBLE STUDIES, CHRISTIAN, JESUS, WAY OF THE CROSS, CRUXIFICTION, CHRIST, VIA DOLOROSA, H... View more info

Grammaticae Hebraeo Chaldaicae Harmonice et synoptice adornatae. Editio novissima recognita, emendata & nonnullis in locis discentium commodo inmutata.


Price: $589.99

Publisher: VIENNA AUSTRIA, TYP. IOAN THOMAE Nob. de Trattnern: 1774

Seller ID: 0001007

Condition: Good

On offer: Grammaticae Hebraeo Chaldaicae Harmonice et synoptice adornatae. Editio novissima recognita, emendata & nonnullis in locis discentium commodo inmutata. 1774 publication date in Vienna. This an ancient Hebrew-Latin grammar book with the usual rubbing to the edges and dings to the tips but otherwise G.; Latin, Hebrew; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; Hebrew, Judaica, Grammar, Latin, antiquité, contrat, vélin, document, manuscrit, papier Antike, Brief, Pergament, Dokument, Manuskript, Papier oggetto d'antiquariato, atto, velina, documento, manoscritto, carta antigüedad, hecho, v... View more info

A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter A.D. 1697


Price: $1,595.99

Publisher: London, A. Peisley: 1740

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 000433

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Printed 1740. Unusually Fine copy in Full Handsome Original Mottled Calf and Raised Bands minor chipping and split to rear upper spine. The Book: MAUNDRELL, Henry, A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter A.D. 1697. The Sixth Edition. The which is now added an Account of the Author's Journey to the Banks of the Euphrates at Beer, and to the Country of Mesopotamia. Printed at the Theatre, Oxford 1740. 6th and FINEST EDITION, 8vo. Engraved vignette on title, 14 engraved plates of which 8 are folding, FINE MOTTLED ENGLISH CALF, VERY FINE COPY THE MOST FAMOUS OF PALESTINE TRAVELOGUES. Henry Ma... View more info

La Géographie Sacrée et Les Monuments de L'histoire Sainte


Price: $2,859.99

Publisher: Paris, Chez Alexandre Jombert: 1784

Seller ID: 000432

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

NATURAL HISTORY OF THE HOLY LAND, INCLUDING STUNNING ENGRAVED PLATES AND MAPS, MONSTERS, AND MYRRH! SPECTACULAR FINE AND CLEAN COPY. ORIGINAL, PRINTED 1784. IN ORIGINAL MOTTLED CALF AND GILT BINDING. EXTREMELY RARE. No other copies on-line and only one copy in the auction records in 30 years for a much poorer copy (that one waterstained vs. the fresh one for sale here). The Book: JOLY J.- R. Père, La géographie sacrée et les monuments de l'histoire sainte Jombert, Paris. 1784. Beatiful copy in 4to, mottled calf and gilt, filled with maps, plates as well as many of the natural history of the... View more info

Sefer Gaon Zvi : The Book of Sage Zvi

By: R. Zvi-Hirsh Horovitz

Price: $549.99

Publisher: Prague, 1737

Seller ID: 000445

Condition: Good

Exceedingly Rare Hebrew Book by one of the First Rabbis, and great Spiritual Leaders of Lithuania PRINTED 1737. ORIGINAL. I could not locate any other copy of the book in the standard library catalogues including that of the Jewish Theological Seminary. No copies appear in the auction databases. The book: "Sefer Gaon Zvi " [Book of the Sage Zvi] Cum Licentia Superiorum, [Prague, 5497 [1737]. Folio, wide margins, handsome copy, some browning, 18th century paper boards, peeling to spine, Complete. R. Zvi-Hirsh Horovitz, rabbi in three communities of Keidan-Vizhun-Birzh. Resident in Keid... View more info

Minchas Zikaron - A Gift of Remembrance

By: Rabbi Menachem Simtah

Price: $549.99

Publisher: Salonika, 1737

Seller ID: RAB249

Condition: Fair+

On offer: Minchas Zikaron - A Gift of Remembrance by Rabbi Menachem Simtah. This book is rubbed and the cover has a shallow crack, Interior text is better. Overall F+. Published: Salonika, 1737 View more info


By: Rabbi Moshe Alshich

Price: $589.99

Publisher: 1719

Seller ID: RAB240

Condition: Poor

On offer: is the Torah commentary by the famed Rabbi Moshe Alshich - 16th century Tzefat, Israel. The title page is absent but research of the first text page states, to paraphrase, that apparently in the local city there were no copies of the book to be found, this publisher got the local Rabbi Yaakov Katz, Rabbi and Dean of the community in Frankfurt Am Main, to issue an excommunication against anyone daring to republish the book within the following 10 years. He adds that Rabbi Shmuel Shattin also agreed to add his signature, but he was very suddenly unable to fulfill this duty. The publica... View more info

1813 Kelilas Yofi - 1765 Sefer Avodat Hakodesh - 1813 Porat Yosef

By: Rabbi Shlomo Ben Aderes, Rabbi Yosef Samigah,

Price: $449.99


Seller ID: RAB223

Condition: Fair+

On offer: Three books in one volume. Book 1: Kelilas Yofi - An Inclusion of Beauty [an aid for the study of Talmud] which begins with an approbation given by Rabbi Naftali Hirsch Katzenelebogen, Chief Rabbi of Hamburg, to the unidentified author of the Book. Dated: Monday, 3rd of Hebrew month Iyar, 1813. There is another approbation written by Rabbi Moshe Tuvia, chief Rabbi of Hanoi [we are uncertain if this is Vietnam or somewhere else]. The Rabbi's commendations are dated Yom T'voach, a scholarly reference to the day after the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, 1813. BOOK 2: Name: Sefer Avodat Hakod... View more info

De Sacra Poesi Hebraeorum, Praelectiones Academicae Oxonii Habitae

By: Roberti Lowth [Robert Lowth]

Price: $455.99

Publisher: Oxoniensis Ditata: 1770

Seller ID: 000666

Condition: Very Good

De Sacra Poesi Hebraeorum, Praelectiones Academicae Oxonii Habitae...Subjicitur Metricae Harianae Brevis Confutatio: Et Oratio Crewiana….Second Edition. Robert Lowth [1710 - 1787] delivered lectures as Professor of Poetry at Oxford between 1741 and 1748. He held long proposed that Hebrew is the language spoken in Heaven. This edition contains the principal notes of Professor Michaelis, and notes by the translator and others. A mere seven years after the printing of this edition in 1777 the author became Lord Bishop of London. VG copy save for some general light soiling to the ivory boards. I... View more info



Price: $1,285.99

Publisher: METZ FRANCE, 1765

Seller ID: RAB001

Condition: Good

On offer: Selichot - Prayers of Repentance: a book of prayer, specifically consisting of specialized prayers for days of unique significance. They are called Selichot - Prayers of Repentance. Used on Yom Kippur and other Jewish Public Fast Days. The author named it Selichot Volume 1 but the text suggests that there will be a volume 2 and 3 for days of Festival Holidays. The author of the Sefer is unidentified but it mentions a Moshe Maiy who sponsored its publication. The date of publication 1765 is produced by way of an acronym of letters whose corresponding numeric value totals - 1765. The f... View more info



Price: $2,059.99

Publisher: Fremersheim, Germany, 1734

Seller ID: 000477

Condition: Very Good

On offer: ORIGINAL CONTRACT TO BORROW MONEY FROM A JEWISH MONEYLENDER IN 1734 as such VERY RARE loan agreement (debt-letter) for money provided by a Jew, "David von Büdesheim" in 1734. Very Fine Judaica, manuscript in ink on thick paper from Germany. Folio double leaf, all 4 pages written: Page 1: loan contract between Christoph Schröder (and wife) and "Schutz Juden David von Büdesheim", Page 2: condition and terms for repayment, Page 3: court confirmation with witnesses-repayment has to be made until 1735, page 4: hebrew notes probably made by the lender. Manuscript is date... View more info

Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis, illustrata, ornata, et accuratissime impressa.


Price: $2,385.99

Publisher: London, J. & P. Knapton and W. Sandby: 1750

Seller ID: 000883

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Superb 1750, J. & P. Knapton and W. Sandby, London, first edition thus; two volumes: pp [xlviii], 239; 288. 58 plates - complete. Title pages printed in red and black. Calf backed marbled boards, spine with gilt emblems in compartments and gilt lettered black morocco labels. Save for light edge-wear and some of the hinges cracking but nothing horrible this set would be Fine.; LATIN; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; TROJAN WAR, AENEAS, DIDO, TROY, ROME,MYTHOLOGY, GREECE, ROMAN, ROME, GREEK, CARTHAGE, ILIAD, DARDANIANS, HOMER, PRIAM, HECTOR View more info