Itinerarium Benjaminis.

Author: Benjamin of Tudela   

Publisher: Lugduni Batavorum: Elsevir 1633.

Description: This is a very small format volume, front board measures 95 millimeter high and 50 mm wide, uniform with the famous Elzevier format, Willems # 379, old full calf, both boards detached and one compartment of spine missing, old gilt lettering to spine "Itiner Benjam," all edges gilt with faint traces of gauffering, old library bookplate with withdrawn stamp to one board, no stamps to either Latin or Hebrew title, small piece missing from Latin title, Latin text followed by Hebrew text paginated from the end, book composed of "Ad lectorem" without pagination, 233p, index, Hebrew text collates to i[6]. Binding tight, first edition, this volume is awaiting expert repair but is also available in the unrepaired condition, to allow the new owner to conduct repairs to their own specifications. Very rare title in the collectible format

Order No: PIP 186133

Language: Latin

Price: £2,400.00

This book has been catalogued with the following subject terms: Book History, Middle Ages, Judaism, Travel, Miniature

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