Amsterdam : I. Levisson Firma D. Proofs Jr. 1865. Item #19268
8vo. Vii, 272, 28m 6, 47vi pages. 1st edition thus. The first dictionary of Hebrew synonyms in the Bible. In Hebrew with German. SUBJECT (S) : Hebrew language – dictionaries; Hebrew languages – synonyms and antonyms; Hebrew poetry. OCLC lists 12 copies worldwide. Bedersi (c.1230-c.1300) was a poet in southern France, spending most of his life in Perpignan, where the Jewish community was protected. Aside from writing poetry, he assembled “first dictionary of Hebrew synonyms in the Bible...published in 1865...with a commentary by Samuel David Luzzatto. ”(EJ, Shmidman) Small dents in edges, covers faded around the edges, first and last pages darkened, good condition. (MX-11-19).