MANUSCRIPT

  • EH 48 C 17-18




    CATEGORY

    Polemics
    Against Christianity

    French translation of the Hebrew polemical work Hizuk Emunah by Isaac ben Abraham of Troki



    Rotterdam, 1730.

    Title I: Hisuk Emunah / C’est a dire / L’appui de la Foi. / Traduit d’hebreu en / françois. Et composé par le savant et tres excellent Rabbin / Isaac le fils d’Abraham / de Lithuanie. / Traduit et écrit par / D.D.L.R. / A Rotterdam L’An 5490.

    Title II: L’Appuy / De la Foy. / par son autheur le sçavant, & tres excellent Rabbin, Isaac le / fils d’Abraham de Lithuanie. / Traduit de l’original Hebreu, / pour l’utilité des veritables / & vrais croyans. / Par D.D.L.R. Tome Ier Ire Partie / L’An 5490 de la Creation / a Rotterdam.

    Contents:

    p. 1: Title I.

    I: p. 2, 4-10, 11, [2], [4]: blank.

    p. 3: Title II.

    p. [11-29]: Introduction of the translator.

    p. 1-53: Introduction of the author and table of contents.

    p. 54-851: Text Vol. I.

    p. 1-184: Text Vo1. II.

    For the author and the work cf. EH 48 D 05.

    Ed. princeps of the Hebrew work Amsterdam, 1705.

    Belonged to the collection of Ets Haim Library at the end of the 19th cent.


    French / Paper / 2 vols. of 23,7 x 18,3 cm. / I: [29] + 525 pp. (first and last 5 ll. blank), II: [4] p. 526 – 851, [4]+ 184 pp. (first 2 and last 5 ll. blank) / 19 lines to a page / Current 18th century writing, quotations written in red ink / Both first titles written in ornamental engraved frames, the engraver of title I is N. Guerard / Catchwords at the bottom of each page / Identical contemporary gold-tooled leather bindings.


    Fuks 212


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