Emanuel König, Basel, 1680. Hardcover. Item #42034
8vo; Original beautiful full velum binding, 8vo,  leaves + 779 pages +  pages +  leaves. With beautiful red and black title page. “Tertia editione, de nova restaurata, & innumeris acceßionibus in ampliorem & augustiorem formam redacta a Johanne Buxtorfio Fil., quarta hac editione autem revisa & a mendis expurgata a Joh. Jacobo Buxtorfio, J. Fil. J. Nep.” 4th Latin edition (First German first was 1603, First Latin was 1604). Johannes Buxtorf (Latin: Johannes Buxtorfius) ( 1564-1629) “was a celebrated Hebraist, member of a family of Orientalists; professor of Hebrew for thirty-nine years at Basel and was known by the title, ‘Master of the Rabbis’. His massive tome, De Synagoga Judaica (1st. ed. 1603), scrupulously documents the customs and society of German Jewry in the early modern period” (Wikipedia). One of the main works of the important Hebraist Johann Buxtorf d. Ä. (1564-1629), revised and expanded by his son and successor to the chair, Johann Buxtorf the Elder. J. (1599-1664) and his son Johann Jakob Buxtorf (1645-1704), who in turn succeeded his father as professor for the Hebrew language in Basel. Lacks frontis as often found. Gorgeous original velum binding, faint label removal at base of spine (see photo), some light foxing and spotting, a beautiful copy, Very Good Condition. (RAB-66-32-E+).