The 2017 Olympia Book Fair is now closed.

We are excited to announce that in 2018 the Fair is relocating
to Battersea Evolution, 24-26 May 2018.
974 Cemetery Road
West Windsor
USA
VT 05089
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974 Cemetery Road
West Windsor
USA
VT 05089
Contact Peter Blackman
Telephone +1 802 291 4113
Specialists Illustrated Plate Books, Decorative Arts, Foreign Language Literature in the original language (French, German, Italian, Spanish), Children's Books, Early Printing, Equestrian, Fashion and Costume, Illustrated Books, Natural History, Philosophy
White Fox Rare Books and Antiques
Stand J14

Levi, Sansone

La Sorgente della Vita, 1852

Levi, Sansone. La Sorgente della Vita o Scelta d'Idee Assiomi, Sentenze, Massime, Proverbii, Allegorie, Parabole, Storie, Ecc. Contenuti nel Talmud in Ordine di Trattato e di Capitoli Raccolti e Tradotti da Sansone Levi. Versione Italiano di A. M. Venezia and Trieste: Presso A. Santini E Figlio, Presso Colombo Coen, respectively, 1852. First Edition. Scarce exegesis, with only two copies located on OCLC, one in Italy, the other, the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. 8vo. 21 by 14 cm. 132 pp. An attempt to rescue Jewish moral philosophy from the prevalent misunderstanding of it, Levi's preface states in essence. Following comes a concise synopsis of the Talmud. The intended audience might have included non-Jews, it seems to us, although thus is not so stated. Rubbing of leather. Wear and small chips to paper pastedown on the boards. Occasional foxing. Very Good. Half Calf. . (#005463)
£780