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Bidding Information
Lot #    7328
Auction End Date    6/8/2004 11:08:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Biblia en lengua Aspanola
Author    [Marranos]
City    Amsterdam
Publisher    David Fernandes
Publication Date    1726
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [16], 604 pp., 219:132 mm., usual age staining. A near fine copy bound in the original leather, tooled in gild, spine in compartments, with two brass clasps, hinge split, edges rubbed. Volume 1 of 2 only.
   Bible in Spanish, printed for use by the large Marrano community in Amsterdam. Marranos in Amsterdam differed from those in other Protestant countries in that they openly practiced Judaism almost from the moment of their arrival. Thanks to the Marranos, Amsterdam became one of the greatest Jewish centers in the world in the 17th century; it had some of the finest academies and produced some of the greatest Jewish thinkers.
   Kayserling p. 29
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Listing Classification
18th Century:    Checked
Holland:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
Language:    Spanish
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica