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New York, Columbia University, Butler Library (US): Goff Heb-1

ISTC No.ia00009300
AuthorAbraham ibn Ezra
TitlePerush ha-Torah
ImprintNaples : Joseph ben Jacob Ashkenazi Gunzenhauser and his son [Azriel], 2 May 1488
Format
Languageheb
SubjectTheology-Biblical
Keywordscommentary
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02015847
Holding InstitutionNew York, Columbia University, Butler Library (US)
ShelfmarkGoff Heb-1
Physical DescriptionFour first folios severely damaged.
Size of leaves265 × 190 mm
Support material (book)Paper

Provenance 1488 - 1599

Time period1488 - 1599
Manuscript notesOwner's inscription on first blank. Name is present but obscured. Appears to be a 15th or 16th century hand.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
Reading marks (underlining and pointing hands)Yes
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain

Provenance 1619 -

PlaceAncona (Geonames Id: 3183089)
Areae-it
Time period1619 -
Provenance nameJaghel, Camillo, 1611-1620 [Person; Censor] (Male, Censor, Religious) Floruit
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteThe last page was bound incorrectly and the censor's mark is found on the second to last page (Before signature 12-3).
Date of evidence1619
CensorshipYes

Provenance 1800 - 1868

Time period1800 - 1868
Provenance TypeBinding
Binding noteQuarterbound binding of brownish marbled paper, dark leather
on the spine. Two manuscript labels, one bearing “XII 7.13”, the second one with the titling in Hebrew. “E38 Ez7”, ancient Columbia call number, golden tooled on the head of the spine.
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialPaper
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions280 × 205 × 25 mm
TitlingTooled, Manuscript label
ToolingGold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo

Provenance 1868 - 1872

PlaceAmsterdam (Geonames Id: 2759794)
Areae-ne
Time period1868 - 1872
Provenance nameFrederik Muller, 1817-1881 [Person; Bookseller] (Male, Booktrade)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
NoteThis copy has a Temple Emanu-el book plate. All Temple Emanu-el books were purchased from Frederik Muller's 1868 sale of Judaica. http://library.columbia.edu/locations/rbml/units/Hebraica/history.html.

Roest, Meijer. Bet Ha-Sefer: Catalog der Reichhaltigen Sammlungen Hebraischer und Judischer Bucher, Handschriften, Kupferstiche, Portraits etc...Giuseppe Almanzi...(Amsterdam, 1868), #1623
Date of evidence1868
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Bibliography

Provenance 1872 -

PlaceNew York (Geonames Id: 5128581)
Arean-us
Time period1872 -
Provenance nameTemple Emanu-El, 1845- [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Religious institution)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Bibliographic Evidence
NotePrinted Exlibris "Columbia College in the city of New York. Temple Emanuel. Library of Hebrew and rabbinical Literature."

According to the history of Columbia's Judaica collection, http://library.columbia.edu/locations/rbml/units/Hebraica/history.html, Temple Emanu-el purchased this copy from Frederik Muller in 1872.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1892 -

PlaceNew York (Geonames Id: 5128581)
Arean-us-ny
Time period1892 -
Provenance nameColumbia University , 1754-Present [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Academy, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeAccession mark
NoteIn 1892 Temple Emanu-el donated a collection of books to Columbia University. Included was this copy. http://library.columbia.edu/locations/rbml/units/Hebraica/history.html.

Acquisition number: 156251
Method of acquisitionDonation
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2018-02-27 18:36:17

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New York, Columbia University, Butler Library (US): Goff Heb-1

ISTC No.ia00009300
AuthorAbraham ibn Ezra
TitlePerush ha-Torah
ImprintNaples : Joseph ben Jacob Ashkenazi Gunzenhauser and his son [Azriel], 2 May 1488
Format
Languageheb
SubjectTheology-Biblical
Keywordscommentary
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02015847
Holding InstitutionNew York, Columbia University, Butler Library (US)
ShelfmarkGoff Heb-1
Physical DescriptionFour first folios severely damaged.
Size of leaves265 × 190 mm
Support material (book)Paper

Provenance 1488 - 1599

Time period1488 - 1599
Manuscript notesOwner's inscription on first blank. Name is present but obscured. Appears to be a 15th or 16th century hand.
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookParts only
Reading marks (underlining and pointing hands)Yes
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered uncertain

Provenance 1619 -

PlaceAncona (Geonames Id: 3183089)
Areae-it
Time period1619 -
Provenance nameJaghel, Camillo, 1611-1620 [Person; Censor] (Male, Censor, Religious) Floruit
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteThe last page was bound incorrectly and the censor's mark is found on the second to last page (Before signature 12-3).
Date of evidence1619
CensorshipYes

Provenance 1800 - 1868

Time period1800 - 1868
Provenance TypeBinding
Binding noteQuarterbound binding of brownish marbled paper, dark leather
on the spine. Two manuscript labels, one bearing “XII 7.13”, the second one with the titling in Hebrew. “E38 Ez7”, ancient Columbia call number, golden tooled on the head of the spine.
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialPaper
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions280 × 205 × 25 mm
TitlingTooled, Manuscript label
ToolingGold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo

Provenance 1868 - 1872

PlaceAmsterdam (Geonames Id: 2759794)
Areae-ne
Time period1868 - 1872
Provenance nameFrederik Muller, 1817-1881 [Person; Bookseller] (Male, Booktrade)
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
NoteThis copy has a Temple Emanu-el book plate. All Temple Emanu-el books were purchased from Frederik Muller's 1868 sale of Judaica. http://library.columbia.edu/locations/rbml/units/Hebraica/history.html.

Roest, Meijer. Bet Ha-Sefer: Catalog der Reichhaltigen Sammlungen Hebraischer und Judischer Bucher, Handschriften, Kupferstiche, Portraits etc...Giuseppe Almanzi...(Amsterdam, 1868), #1623
Date of evidence1868
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Bibliography

Provenance 1872 -

PlaceNew York (Geonames Id: 5128581)
Arean-us
Time period1872 -
Provenance nameTemple Emanu-El, 1845- [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Religious institution)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Bibliographic Evidence
NotePrinted Exlibris "Columbia College in the city of New York. Temple Emanuel. Library of Hebrew and rabbinical Literature."

According to the history of Columbia's Judaica collection, http://library.columbia.edu/locations/rbml/units/Hebraica/history.html, Temple Emanu-el purchased this copy from Frederik Muller in 1872.
Method of acquisitionPurchase
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1892 -

PlaceNew York (Geonames Id: 5128581)
Arean-us-ny
Time period1892 -
Provenance nameColumbia University , 1754-Present [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Academy, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeAccession mark
NoteIn 1892 Temple Emanu-el donated a collection of books to Columbia University. Included was this copy. http://library.columbia.edu/locations/rbml/units/Hebraica/history.html.

Acquisition number: 156251
Method of acquisitionDonation
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Library catalogue

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2018-02-27 18:36:17