Oct 27, 2015 - Sale 2395

Sale 2395 - Lot 16

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
BARTOLOCCI, GIULIO. Bibliotheca magna rabbinica de scriptoribus, & scriptis Hebraicis. 10 letterpress tables in Volume 2, all but one folding; lacks the portrait. [24], 831, [1]; [16], 923, [1]; [12], 1002, [2]; [16], lxxvi, 683, [1] pages, including half-titles. 4 volumes * IMBONATI, CARLO GIUSEPPE. Bibliotheca Latino-Hebraica [with Shema Yisrael: Adventus Messiae a Judaeorum blasphemiis, ac haereticorum clumniis vindicatus]. Engraved portrait of the author. [16], 549, [1]; 277, [7] pages, including half-title. 2 parts in one volume. Together, 5 volumes. Folio, Bartolocci 324x212 mm in contemporary sheep gilt, badly worn, Volume 3 needs rebacking, with contents partly loose and marginal dampstaining with traces of mold on opening leaves, Imbonati 321x224 mm in 19th-century 1/4 sheep, spine darkened with white ink shelf number, ends chipped, covers detached, contents browned. St. Charles Borromeo Seminary stamp on title and accession number on next leaf in each volume. Rome: Typographia Sacrae Congreg. de Propag. Fide, 1675-93; 1694

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first editions. "Bartolocci's work is the first systematic, all-inclusive bibliography of Jewish literature" (EJ). It was completed after his death by Imbonati, who added a supplement comprising a bibliography of Christian writings on Jews and Judaism, and a polemic against Jewish denial of the messiahship of Jesus. EJ IV, 265, and VIII, 1292; Grolier/Breslauer & Folter 72.