Material Evidence
in Incunabula

Jerusalem, National Library of Israel (IL): RI 51 A 26 (copy 2)

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 Id02122264
Holding InstitutionJerusalem, National Library of Israel (IL)
ShelfmarkRI 51 A 26 (copy 2)
NoteCreated by Alexander Gordin.
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Copy Features - NoteFols. [1-21, 30, 81, 91-100, 141, 150, 151, 160, 170, 181, 188, 337, 345, 353-364, 386-407] are missing.
Support material (book)Paper
Watermark1
DescriptionWatermark in the form of a ring (not clearly seen).

Provenance 1600 - 1700

Areae-it (the area is not certain)
Time period1600 - 1700
Provenance nameShelomo Mordecai [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteInscription in black ink in Sephardic writing on the bottom margin of fol. [208]v: שלומה מורדוכיי לי (=Shelomo Mordochai, mine). Seems to be a note of ownership.
Pericope name on the top margin on fols. [111]r, [112]r. Correction on fol. [112]v: the printed השביעי [=the seventh] changed to השלישי [=the third]. A short marginal note and a pointing hand on fol. [218]v.
Method of acquisitionunknown
CorrectionsYes
Reading marks (underlining and pointing hands)Yes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1800 - 1900

Areae-it
Time period1800 - 1900
Provenance nameUnidentified Italian Hebraist, 1800-1900 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
NotePencil notes in Italian concerning the missing leaves: "Manca un foglio" ([29]v, [80]v), "Manca un quinterno" ([90]v), "6 fogli, di cui mezzo in bianco, senza mancar nulla del testo" ([251]r).
Hebrew pericope names on the top margins. On some folios a catchword on the bottom margin. All are written by pencil.
Method of acquisitionunknown
Structuring the textYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1918 - 1938

PlaceMunich (Geonames Id: 2867714)
Areae-gx
Time period1918 - 1938
Provenance nameMünchen, Cosman Werner Bibliothek der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde, 1918-1938 [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Library, Religious)
Provenance TypeStamp
Method of acquisitionunknown
StampsAt the beginning (fol. [22]r) and the end (fol. [385]v): Cosman Werner Bibliothek der Israel. Kultusgemeinde München.
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] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeStamp
Shelfmark
Binding noteOn the spine: רלב"ג על התורה, מנטובה ר"מ (=Gersonides on the Pentateuch, Mantova 240 [1480 Christian year]), RI2° 51 A 26 עותק 2 (=copy 2).
Binding date20th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions349 × 251 × 74 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
StampsAt the beginning (fol. [22]r) and the end (fol. [385]v): בית הספרים הלאומי והאוניברסיטאי ירושלים (=the national and university library, Jerusalem).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered incomplete
Last Edit2018-01-25 12:55:33

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Jerusalem, National Library of Israel (IL): RI 51 A 26 (copy 2)

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 Id02122264
Holding InstitutionJerusalem, National Library of Israel (IL)
ShelfmarkRI 51 A 26 (copy 2)
NoteCreated by Alexander Gordin.
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Copy Features - NoteFols. [1-21, 30, 81, 91-100, 141, 150, 151, 160, 170, 181, 188, 337, 345, 353-364, 386-407] are missing.
Support material (book)Paper
Watermark1
DescriptionWatermark in the form of a ring (not clearly seen).

Provenance 1600 - 1700

Areae-it (the area is not certain)
Time period1600 - 1700
Provenance nameShelomo Mordecai [Person; Former Owner] (Male)
Provenance TypeInscription
NoteInscription in black ink in Sephardic writing on the bottom margin of fol. [208]v: שלומה מורדוכיי לי (=Shelomo Mordochai, mine). Seems to be a note of ownership.
Pericope name on the top margin on fols. [111]r, [112]r. Correction on fol. [112]v: the printed השביעי [=the seventh] changed to השלישי [=the third]. A short marginal note and a pointing hand on fol. [218]v.
Method of acquisitionunknown
CorrectionsYes
Reading marks (underlining and pointing hands)Yes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1800 - 1900

Areae-it
Time period1800 - 1900
Provenance nameUnidentified Italian Hebraist, 1800-1900 [Person; Former Owner] (Unknown)
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
NotePencil notes in Italian concerning the missing leaves: "Manca un foglio" ([29]v, [80]v), "Manca un quinterno" ([90]v), "6 fogli, di cui mezzo in bianco, senza mancar nulla del testo" ([251]r).
Hebrew pericope names on the top margins. On some folios a catchword on the bottom margin. All are written by pencil.
Method of acquisitionunknown
Structuring the textYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1918 - 1938

PlaceMunich (Geonames Id: 2867714)
Areae-gx
Time period1918 - 1938
Provenance nameMünchen, Cosman Werner Bibliothek der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde, 1918-1938 [Corporate body; Former Owner] (Library, Religious)
Provenance TypeStamp
Method of acquisitionunknown
StampsAt the beginning (fol. [22]r) and the end (fol. [385]v): Cosman Werner Bibliothek der Israel. Kultusgemeinde München.
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] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeStamp
Shelfmark
Binding noteOn the spine: רלב"ג על התורה, מנטובה ר"מ (=Gersonides on the Pentateuch, Mantova 240 [1480 Christian year]), RI2° 51 A 26 עותק 2 (=copy 2).
Binding date20th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialWood
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions349 × 251 × 74 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedNo
StampsAt the beginning (fol. [22]r) and the end (fol. [385]v): בית הספרים הלאומי והאוניברסיטאי ירושלים (=the national and university library, Jerusalem).
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered incomplete
Last Edit2018-01-25 12:55:33