Lot 18: "Sefer Nitzachon". Amsterdam, 1709. First Jewish Edition
March 27, 2017
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: A polemic against Christianity by Rabbi Yom Tov Lipman Muhlhausen. Arranged in the order of the portions of the Torah and books of the Bible. With Teshuvot HaRadak L'Notzrim. Specifications: 110 leaves, 12 cm. Unique Features: A historically important book printed as a response to the Christian attacks in the book Tela Ignea Satanae [The Fiery Darts of Satan]. The first edition of the book printed by Jews, without the sections written by Christians against Judaism. As written on the title page: Reprinted to fulfill the desire of those who want to find words to beat and silence those who speak negatively about G-d and His messiah, in a manner that anyone who reads this book will know what to respond. Condition: Fine. Aging stains. Original parchment binding.