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Lot #    9369
Auction End Date    2/15/2005 1:13:51 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hameshei Humshei Torah
Title (Hebrew)    חמשה חומשי תורה
Author    [Bible - Pentateuch] Samuel David Luzzatto, ed.
City    Trieste
Publisher    Colombo Coen
Publication Date    1858-60
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition of translation. Five volumes, 170:114 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in modern half leather and cloth boards.
   Hameshei Humshei Torah in five volumes with Italian translation by Shadal on facing page. The text is in vocalized square letters enclosed in a border. The title page informs that there are a small number of marginalia from Samuel David Luzzatto (Shadal, 1800–1865), the renowned Italian scholar, philosopher, Bible commentator, and translator, here described as an instructor (moreh) in the Bet Midrash ha-Rabbunim (rabbinical college) in Padua, where Shadal spent most of his life. Haftarot are at the end of each volume. At the end of Genesis are the names of the tamim according to the order of the Ashkenazim, Sephardim, and Italian Jewry. This is a complete set of Hameshei Humshei Torah.
Paragraph 2    עם ההפטרות [וחמש מגילות] עם תרגום איטלקי, מלאכת שמואל דוד לוצאטו...

Il Pentateuco colle Haftarot volgarizzato... de Samuele Davide Luzato... שער נוסף לכל כרך: עברית ואיטלקית עמוד מול עמוד בספירת עמודים מקבילה.

I: בראשית. תרי"ח. IX, קלח, 138, [3] עמ'. עם הקדמת המתרגם, באיטלקית. II: שמות. תרי"ט. [2], קנה, 156 עמ'. III: ויקרא. עם לוח לשמונים שנה (משנת תרכ"א עד תש"ם). תר"ך. [2], קכט, 112 דף, [1] עמ'. כולל גם "מפתח הסימנים לשנים פשוטות" ומעוברות; "סימן לפרשיות" ולוח טעויות. IV: במדבר. עם לוח טעויות. תר"ך. [2], קלז, 138 עמ'. V: דברים. עם לוח טעויות. תרכ"א. [2], קפ, 183 עמ'.

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Italian
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica