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Jerusalem, National Library of Israel (IL): RI 51 A 26 (copy 1)

ISTC No.il00189700
AuthorLevi ben Gershom
TitlePerush ha-Torah
Imprint[Mantua] : Abraham Conat and Abraham Jedidiah, [1475-76]
FormatMedian f°
Languageheb
SubjectTheology-Biblical
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02122230
Holding InstitutionJerusalem, National Library of Israel (IL)
ShelfmarkRI 51 A 26 (copy 1)
NoteCreated by Alexander Gordin.
Physical DescriptionTwo folios are missing: [1] and [257].
Size of leaves307 × 213 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Support material (book)Paper
Watermark1
DescriptionWatermark in the form of a ring.

Provenance 1700 - 1800

Areae-it
Time period1700 - 1800
Provenance namePesaro, Benjamin [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Manuscript notesOwnership note on the first extant folio ([2]r): קנין כספי בניימין פיסארו (=Acquisition by my money, Binyamin Pisaro).
On the same page the title of the work is written: רלב"ג על התורה (=Gersonides on the Pentateuch), and on the bottom margins also in Latin characters: Ralbag (=Gersonides, i.e. the Hebrew acronym for Rabbi Levi ben Gershom).
On fol. [282]r a word לא (=not) added at the end of the line of the printed text.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1814 - 1938

PlaceVienna (Geonames Id: 2761369)
Areae-au
Time period1814 - 1938
Provenance nameWien, Bibliothek der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde, 1814-1938 [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Library, Religious institution, Religious)
Provenance TypeStamp
Method of acquisitionunknown
StampsAt the beginning (fol. [2]r) and the end (fol. [409]v) stamp: Wien, Bibliothek der Isr. Kultusgemeinde.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1945 -

PlaceJerusalem (Geonames Id: 281184)
Areaa-is
Time period1945 -
Provenance nameJerusalem, National Library of Israel [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeStamp
Shelfmark
Binding noteOn the spine: רלב"ג על התורה, מנטובה לפני ר"מ (=Gersonides on the Pentateuch, Mantova bedore 240 [1480 Christian year]), RI 2° 51 A 26.
In a case made in the same style as the book binding.
Binding date20th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialOther
Cover materialMixed
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions316 × 224 × 79 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
StampsOn fols. [2]r, [97]r, [409]v: בית הספרים הלאומי והאוניברסיטאי ירושלים (=the national and university library, Jerusalem).

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2019-12-25 08:47:43

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Jerusalem, National Library of Israel (IL): RI 51 A 26 (copy 1)

ISTC No.il00189700
AuthorLevi ben Gershom
TitlePerush ha-Torah
Imprint[Mantua] : Abraham Conat and Abraham Jedidiah, [1475-76]
FormatMedian f°
Languageheb
SubjectTheology-Biblical
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02122230
Holding InstitutionJerusalem, National Library of Israel (IL)
ShelfmarkRI 51 A 26 (copy 1)
NoteCreated by Alexander Gordin.
Physical DescriptionTwo folios are missing: [1] and [257].
Size of leaves307 × 213 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Support material (book)Paper
Watermark1
DescriptionWatermark in the form of a ring.

Provenance 1700 - 1800

Areae-it
Time period1700 - 1800
Provenance namePesaro, Benjamin [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Manuscript notesOwnership note on the first extant folio ([2]r): קנין כספי בניימין פיסארו (=Acquisition by my money, Binyamin Pisaro).
On the same page the title of the work is written: רלב"ג על התורה (=Gersonides on the Pentateuch), and on the bottom margins also in Latin characters: Ralbag (=Gersonides, i.e. the Hebrew acronym for Rabbi Levi ben Gershom).
On fol. [282]r a word לא (=not) added at the end of the line of the printed text.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1814 - 1938

PlaceVienna (Geonames Id: 2761369)
Areae-au
Time period1814 - 1938
Provenance nameWien, Bibliothek der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde, 1814-1938 [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Library, Religious institution, Religious)
Provenance TypeStamp
Method of acquisitionunknown
StampsAt the beginning (fol. [2]r) and the end (fol. [409]v) stamp: Wien, Bibliothek der Isr. Kultusgemeinde.
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1945 -

PlaceJerusalem (Geonames Id: 281184)
Areaa-is
Time period1945 -
Provenance nameJerusalem, National Library of Israel [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeStamp
Shelfmark
Binding noteOn the spine: רלב"ג על התורה, מנטובה לפני ר"מ (=Gersonides on the Pentateuch, Mantova bedore 240 [1480 Christian year]), RI 2° 51 A 26.
In a case made in the same style as the book binding.
Binding date20th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialOther
Cover materialMixed
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions316 × 224 × 79 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesUncoloured
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
StampsOn fols. [2]r, [97]r, [409]v: בית הספרים הלאומי והאוניברסיטאי ירושלים (=the national and university library, Jerusalem).

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2019-12-25 08:47:43