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Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 109

1735 PREHISTORIC HEBREWS BY KONRAD IKEN, PREHISTORIC JUDAICA

Estimate: $525 - $600

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Price Bid Increment
$50 $50
$1,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$25,000 $1,000

Year/Century: 18th century
Language: Latin
Subject: History
Binding: Vellum
Description: Iken, C. Hebraicae Antiquitates Judaeorum statum, ecclesiasticum, politicum, et oeconomicum secundum triplicem. Bremen, Matron Jaeger, H., 1735 (14), 624, 112 p. Frontispiece engraved, original vellum binding. damaged lower front hinges; minor toeing. Vellum soiled. Text in Latin Konrad Iken (Conrado Ikenio), regarded by modern academics as a leading authority on the text of the Talmud in Arabic and Hebrew, as well as an exceptional theological scholar in Bremen during the eighteenth century. His "Antiquitates Hebraice" served as a Hebrew language textbook for a very long period, having been published in five versions.

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