Dat Kelulah: Hamishah Humshei Torah. 5 vols.
Mai, Moshe (ed.)
4to. 5 vols. Dark green quarter leather over light green decorative paper boards, with title and decorative motif in gilt on spines. Five Books of Moses with commentary from Siftei Hakhamim, Kitzur Devek Tov, Targumei, Toldot Aharon, Mesorah Ktanah, as well as "a few Hidushim (additional perspectives)" from Maharam Alshekh, Olelo Efraim, Mesorat ha-Brei ha-Gadol, Radak. "Annotated with verse numbers in text as well as in commentary... following the tikkun sofrim [textual emendations, most likely intonation and pronunciation marks] of Rav Itzik Pramselo of Prague," a particularly uncommon reference. Each volume is bound in with a Seder Ha-Haftorot (order of the additional weekly readings, from Prophets and Writings) for that volume, as well as the Megillot (Scrolls) appropriate for each Book's place in the annual holiday reading cycle. Each volume starts with a title page for a Book of the Pentateuch, dated 1766-7. Each Book is followed by the Seder Ha-Haftorot, with its own title page, dated 1756. The first volume (Genesis) contains an additional decorative title page, dated 1756, illustrated with an ornate full-page copper plate engraving around a description of the general contents of Moshe Mai's edition. Bible text in Hebrew, commentaries in Hebrew and some Aramaic, written in Rashi script. Some cracking and chipping along leather spine, corners bumped, boards worn, with some abrasions. Light staining and foxing to interior. Overall tight set in good+ condition.
Edition: First edition
Book ID: 18840