Witebergae: Johannis Cratonis, 1589. Woodcut title page vignette, illustrating the 25th psalm. 860pp., small folio, old vellum, very ornately blind-stamped with pictorial device and decorative border (some staining & darkening). Witebergae: Johannis Cratonis, 1589. Rare second edition, the first being 1568, expanded to folio size, of this important Hebrew dictionary. The first 4 pages are ragged at the edges, with no loss of text, but the remaining text is remarkably clean, and the whole book very sturdy.
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Berlin: Stybel, 1924. Illustrated with 73 plates, some in color, and numerous other in-text images; 1 original b/w lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Text in Hebrew, with additional captions in English and Russian. 4to, publisher's full blue leather (scuffed but sound; some foxing throughout). Berlin & Warsaw: The Stybel Publishing House [Wydawnictwo Sztybel], 1924. Limited first edition, un-numbered. Scarce. The only Monograph of Leonid Pasternak (father of Boris). Inscribed, in English, by the publisher and with another gift.....
London: Oxford University Press, 1914. xxiii introduction and table of contents, 158 pages of the facsimile manuscript, 4to, handsomely rebound in 1/2 burgundy morocco, with an ornately gilt spine and leather label. London: Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1914. One of only 300 copies; with the errata slip. The binding is fine and the text block very good (+). A fine copy of a scarce book. The original manuscript, written about 1700, reproduced for the first time, along with a 20.....
Paris: Krol, 1954. Burins et Bois Originaux. Illustrated with 22 engraved plates of decorative Hebrew letters. 4to, loose as issued, with tissue guards, in linen- backed folding board portfolio with linen ties. Paris: Chez A. Krol, 1954. Fine plates in very good, slightly edgeworn case. One of only 99 copies (121 total) signed by Krol.
New York: Academy Photo Oddset, 1940. Title page in color and illustrated with many full-page plates by Raskin. Text is in English and Hebrew. 136pp., 4to, blue cloth (just a bit discolored at edges), edgeworn d.w. New York: Academy Photo Offset, 1940. Newspaper clippings taped inside rear cover with discoloration, else very good.
Jerusalem: Massada Press, 1975. Profusely illustrated with color illuminations by Arthur Szyk, printed on French-folded sheets. 4to, gilt-stamped blue cloth binding, d.w. Jerusalem: Massada/Alumoth, (no date, circa 1975). Reprint. Near fine in near fine dust wrapper. Facsimile reproduction of Szyk's 1939 original.