Nishmas Chaim, Menasseh Ben Israel, Amsterdam 1651, Fine Copy with Original Parchment ...
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Nishmas Chaim, Menasseh Ben Israel, Amsterdam 1651, Fine Copy with Original Parchment Binding.
Nishmas Chaim. About the soul, the Jewish soul, life after death, reincarnation, and resurrection, by Rabbi Menashe ben Yisrael. Amsterdam, at the author's press. . First edition.
The noted work of Menashe ben Yisrael, divided into four sections that include 100 chapters. Like in most copies, this copy is missing leaf  at the beginning of the work and does not include a portrait of the author. It does contain the leaves of errata at the end of the work, but not the Latin leaves. Menashe ben Yisrael (1604-1657) was a rabbi, speaker, philosopher, and politician. He is primarily remembered for his work on behalf of the Jews of the Diaspora.
Pages: , 174  leaves.
Size: 18 cm.
Condition: Very fine condition, original parchment binding, split on top of the spine.