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464 THE JEWISH QUARTERLY REVIEW 



HEBREW INCUNABULA IN CAMBRIDGE. 

Even without taking regard to the Genizah printed 
fragments (of which that eminent authority Dr. A. Freimann 
will shortly publish an account), the Cambridge University 
Library possesses a much finer collection of Hebrew 
Incunabula than I previously thought. I am deeply 
indebted to Mr. E. J. Worman for kindly drawing my 
attention to the following additional twelve incunabula, 
which thus brings the number to the credit of the 
University Library up to thirty-one, and that of Cambridge 
generally to forty-seven. Of these twelve, five are dupli- 
cates ; but they are all, with the exception of one or two, 
in such excellent condition that they greatly enhance the 
value of the Cambridge collection. 

[21] Q^l^n 1SD by David Kimhi. Editio princeps assigned 
by St., col. 873, no. 42, to a date before 1480. A very fine copy, 
probably printed at Rome. The type is the same as that of no. 14. 

t 2 *] D*31M rniD by Maimonides. According to St., col. 1894, 
it was printed before 1480. Part of the introduction is gone, and 
the last two leaves containing the index are missing, but have been 
added in manuscript. 

[31] D*i*iSn IfQD by Solomon ibn G-abirol. Printed by 
fXJl'V B*K jrU bitlW Y'D p yew, and finished 17th of Shebat, 
5244 = Jan. 4, 1484. The editor was ''"13313 pS *l""in» p TK^ff 
TiaiV. 

[37] Another copy of the Former Prophets with Kimhi's 
Commentary, in perfect condition. Censors' names Dominico 
Irosolymitano, 1595, and Giovanni Dominico Carretto, 1628. The 
book, like many others in the University Library, formerly belonged 
to a family named Finzi, who lived in Ancona. 



HEBREW INCUNABULA IN CAMBRIDGE 465 

[55] D)1H JflXfi 1SD by Moses de Couoy. Printed by 
W2»1B> B»N ilPQ 1*0 p Dtm and finished 15th of Tebeth, 5249 
= Dec. 19, 1488. It is in two parts, the first ending with the list 
of the itK'yn N7 nlVD, and the second beginning with the enumera- 
tion of the ft®]} JYlVD. A piece of the first leaf is wanting. This 
is not the editio princeps, as there had been an edition printed before 
1480, probably at Rome; see St., col. 1796 f. 

[61] Another copy of \T\)^1 j!2X by Kalonymos b. Kalonymos. 
This copy is complete, and is bound together with no. 75 below. 

[71] mill njfcJ'tt by Maimonides. According to St., col. 1870, 
it was printed by Gershom b. Moses Soncino and finished March 23, 
1490. It is incomplete, beginning at Book viii [iVTDy] and ending 
at Book xiv [19th chapter of pYliUD ITC&n]. 

[72] mitt! BPI'VS by Moses b. JSTahman, of which I recorded 
a copy in St. John's College library. 

[73] D'BPIBTl 1£D by David Kimhi. Printed at Naples, Elul, 
5250= Aug.— Sept., 1490. It was edited by Samuel b. Meir Latif 
[spB?] who remarks that Kimhi occasionally quotes passages as 
Biblical which are not to be found in the text of the Bible. 

[75] Another copy of ''iblpTi 7&ti by Isaac ibn Sahula. 
This copy is complete, and is bound together with no. 61, above. 
Censors' names, Giovanni Dominico Vistorini, 1610, and Bominico 
Irosolymitano (no date). 

[80] JYnin&n ISD by Immanuel b. Solomon. Printed by 
Gershom b. Moses of Soncino at Brescia [flB^ia], and finished on 
Monday, 26th of Marheshwan, 5252 = Oct. 30, 1491. 

[86] Another copy of Mishna with Commentary of Maimo- 
nides. It consists of one volume, and contains the first three 
Sedarim only. 

A. Cohen.