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The Tittled Bible: A Model Codex of the Pentateuch. Reproduced in Facsimile from MS. No. 85 of the Gaster Collection. Now in the British Museum. With a Dissertation on the History of the Tittles, Their Origin, Date and Significance
Maggs Brothers, London 1929 - 1/250 copies of this limited facsimile-edition of an ancient Bible manuscript, from the collection of renowned Sephardic Rabbi and Bibliophile, Moses Gaster (see below).Folio. 55pp. 439pp. 3/4 leather over beige cloth with red lable to spine. Raised bands. Black stamped ruling to leather. Top edge gilt. With card laid-in to title page: Sent at the request of Mr. V.J. Gaster. With the Compliments of Maggs Bros. Ltd." Title page in red and black lettering. Contains 431pp. of full-page b/w photographs of the original manuscript and 55pp. of explanatory text in English and Hebrew. "From the preceding investigation, it is clear that the text published here for the first time is unquestionable a Model Codex. It is in all probability the only manuscript of its kind in existence. (.) The manuscript is written in an Oriental hand, probably by the middle of the fourteenth century. (.) The special value of this unique manuscript lies (.) in the fact that it is profusely marked with Tittles." (pp. 41ff.) Very minor age wear and staining to binding. Otherwise clean and tight. In English and Hebrew. Near fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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