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Lot: 52 (BIBLE, Spanish). Biblia en Lengua Espanola. Traduzida palabra por palabra de la verdad Hebrayca. Title within elaborate historiated border by Cornelis Muller. ff. (9), pp. 605. browned, dampstained in places. Modern crushed morocco, spine elaborately tooled in gilt. Folio. Darlow & Moule 8480.

(Menasseh ben Israel for) Gillis Joost, 5606 (sic, i.e. 5406), Amsterdam: 1646. Est: $2,000 - $3,000

-A revision of the famed Ferrara Bible issued by Abraham Usque and here ascribed to Menasseh ben Israel.
     Published for the Spanish speaking Jews driven from Spain and Portugal, to facilitate their return to Judaism.

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