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Lot #    9016
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 1:37:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Vestitus sacerdotum Hebraeorum (Bigdei Kohanim)
Title (Hebrew)    בגדי כהנים
Author    Johann Braun
City    Amsterdam
Publisher    Abrahahum a Someren
Publication Date    1698
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Two volumes bound as one. [lxix], 344p, [xliv],345-752p, [lx], pp., illustrated with engraved title and 21 plates, 188:155 mm., light age staining, crisp wide margins, edges in red. A very good copy bound in contemporary full leather boards, front paned detached.
   Extensive description of the costumes and ceremonies of the priests of the temple. Primarily in Latin, with quoted references in Hebrew, Arabic and Greek. The first part treats the materials and origins of the vestments; the second part deals with the variety of forms of the vestments. Many illustrations.
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Listing Classification
17th Century:    Checked
Holland:    Checked
History:    Checked
Language:    Latin, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica