Title TORAH: THE Books OF MOSES (Volumes 1, 3, 4 & 5). Vienna, 1867.
Binding Hard Cover
Publisher Josef Schlesinger's Buchhandlung [Wien (Vienna)]. 1867.
Seller ID 50-0851
32mo. Full leather with the front covers & spines ornately blindstamped with scrolling vines, foliage & flowers. Spines blindstamped in Hebrew & separated into panels with rulings. Marbled endpapers in red, brown & white. Text in Hebrew only. FAIR: All are well-used overall with the expected defects of such use. All edges are heavily worn, spines worn, corners heavily bumped, some cracks in the leather on the spine, slightly tanned pages, & soiled foreedges. Except for the edges, 2 volumes have covers almost free of scuffs & the others have scattered light scuffing on the elevated ornamentation. All have tight spines. In addition: VOLUME 1 [442 + 84pp] has a 1/2' split at top back of spine; VOLUME 3 [274 + 32 + 84pp] has a 1' section of the cover at the top of the spine missing, and the spine cracked along the front endpaper gutter. VOLUME 4 [354 + 32 + 84] has some insect holes in the front & back gutters, a 1' split at the top of the spine, and its back cover has a 3/4' l. gouged area & a 1 1/2' x 3/4' area where the leather finish has been rubbed through; VOLUME 5 [312 + 34 + 84pp] has a 1 3/8' split at the bottom front of spine, a 3/8' d. area of insect action on the back cover, and heavy foxing on the back flyleaf & endpaper. [Each volume may also be purchased separately @ $25.00. Please inquire]. Shipping via Priority Mail will require extra postage.
Judaism Scriptures Leather, Hebrew, Schlesinger