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Lot: 40 (BIBLE, Yiddish. Pentateuch, Haphtaroth, Megiloth). Chamishah Chumshei Torah. Yiddish text with a paraphrase of Rashi’s commentary. Edited by Yehudah ben Moshe Naphtali. Printed in wayber-taytsch type. Initial words of portions within woodcut borders. ff. 160 (2), title-page supplied in facsimile, mispaginated. Stained, several leaves remargined, stamp at end. Modern blind-tooled amber calf. Folio. Vinograd, Cremona 29; Benayahu, Cremona 25; see Darlow & Moule (noted not listed) following no. 4483.

Vincenzo Conti, Cremona: 1560. Est: $2,000 - $3,000

-The earliest appearance of Rashi’s commentary to the Chumash in the Yiddish language.
     See E. Fram, Some Preliminary Observations on the First Published Translation of Rashi`s Commentary on the Pentateuch in Yiddish (Cremona, 1560) in: HUCA, Vol. 86 (2015) pp. 305-42.




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