May 11, 2023 10:00 EST

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  Lot 57
 

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Estate / Collection: The Margolis Collection

[HEBRAICA]
The Rothschild Miscellany. [Israel Museum MS 180/51].
London: Facsimile Editions, 1989. One of 500 sets, this copy 189, numbered on the laid-in attestation and in blind on the rear board. Two volumes, the facsimile bound in morocco with silver clasps on morocco thongs (a binding suggested by Mirjam Foot) housed in a cloth-bound hinged slipcase edged in morocco, the commentary volume in dark brown morocco to match, presented in a cloth slipcase. 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (20.5 x 16 cm); the facsimile 948 pp., the commentary 256 pp. Light rubbing to the spine of the commentary volume, the wear on the facsimile volume somewhat more pronounced.

An exceptional facsimile, preserving the pricking of the original manuscript, holes in the vellum, etc., with hand-applied gold leaf on the illuminated pages.

Sold for $2,812
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000

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Estate / Collection: The Margolis Collection

[HEBRAICA]
The Rothschild Miscellany. [Israel Museum MS 180/51].
London: Facsimile Editions, 1989. One of 500 sets, this copy 189, numbered on the laid-in attestation and in blind on the rear board. Two volumes, the facsimile bound in morocco with silver clasps on morocco thongs (a binding suggested by Mirjam Foot) housed in a cloth-bound hinged slipcase edged in morocco, the commentary volume in dark brown morocco to match, presented in a cloth slipcase. 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (20.5 x 16 cm); the facsimile 948 pp., the commentary 256 pp. Light rubbing to the spine of the commentary volume, the wear on the facsimile volume somewhat more pronounced.

An exceptional facsimile, preserving the pricking of the original manuscript, holes in the vellum, etc., with hand-applied gold leaf on the illuminated pages.

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