ויכוח על האהבה (Dialoghi D’Amore); Vikuah al Ha-Ahava

Lyck (Poland): M’kize Nirdamim. 1871. Edition: First Hebrew edition, Rudolph Siebert , Binding: Original marbled paper boards, worn, backed in black calf. White label on spine. , Notes: A very good example of this treatise on love first published in Italian in the 16th century by the Medieval Jewish philosopher Leone Ebreo. Reprinted by M’kize Nirdamim, a literary society that was dedicated to the revival and preservation of Medieval Hebrew texts. With a biography of the author by David Gardan.

Don Judah ben Isaac Abravanel, pen name Leone Ebreo, (circa 1460 – 1535) was a Jewish Renaissance philosopher best known for his magnum opus, Dialoghi D’Amor, a conversation on love between the characters Philo and Sophia.
, Size: 8vo. (209x136 mm). , Illustration: Text in Hebrew., Provenance: Ex-Libris Rabbi Roy D. Tanenbaum; R. Suleiman Menahem Mani (1850 - 1924), chief Rabbi of Hebron and eldest son of R. Elijah Mani of Iraq., Category: Book Religious Judaism;. Boards are worn but interior is clean and crisp. Item #B6764

Price: $375.00