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Book Thefts: Lincoln College Oxford

Published on 21 Sept. 2018

Please find below a list of 23 Hebrew books stolen from Lincoln College Library, Oxford (UK). The theft was investigated by the authorities in 1990, the list compiled by Rahel Fronda, Hebrew Antiquarian Cataloguer, in September 2014, has been circulated to Interpol and the Art Loss Register.

If there is any information about these items, please contact the ILAB Security Chair or Prof. Henry Woudhuysen.
 
1. R. ELIJAH MIZRACHI.  Sēfer Ham-mispār. (the book of Arithmetic).
Constantinople, 1534
L.11.47
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 183, ca. 1532, Opp. 4o 634(2)
Not on Aleph
 
2. LITURGY, Jewish. Mahzōr. THIRTEEN PRINCIPLES - order of prayer, following the Mahzor of Rome. Composed by R. Moses Maimonides.
Paris, 1569
L.11.45.c.
Missing 15/02/1990, (removed from binding)
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 481, Byw. Q.2.22
Aleph system no. 014411944
 
3. ZOHAR. Zōhar Hàdásh. (New Zohar).
Cracow, 1637
L.11.44.a.
Missing 15/02/1990
Notes: not in the Bodleian Library?
Not on Aleph
Perhaps it is ?Cracow, 1603 edition at the Bodleian. Opp. 4° 774(1,2)
 
4. MIDRASH. Midrash on Songs of Songs and Lamentations from the Zōhar, revised by R. Moses Mordechai ben Samuel Margoliuth.
Cracow, 1683
L.11.44.b.
Missing 15/02/1990
Notes: not in the Bodleian Library
Not on Aleph
An unknown edition; perhaps some of the information is inaccurate
 
5. JEHUDAH CALAZ. Sēfer Ham-mūsār. (Book of Ethics).
Constantinople, 1537
L.11.39.a
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 362, 1536, Opp. 4o 957
Not on Aleph
 
6. R. SOLOMON B. GABIROL. (ascribed to him). Sēfer Mibhar Hap-penīnīm.
Venice, 1546
L.11.39.b
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 650, 1546, Opp. 4o 880
Not on Aleph
 
7. JEDAJA HAPPENINI. (En Bonet Abraham). Behīnath, Hā'Ōlām. (Examination of the world treatise on ethics).
Venice, 1546
L.11.39.c
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 311, 1546, Opp. 4o 880(2)
Not on Aleph
 
8. KALONYMOS ben KALONYMOS. Eben Bōhan. (the touchstone and satire on the author's times).
Venice, 1546
L.11.39.d
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 311, 1546, Opp. 4o 880(3)
Not on Aleph
 
9. R. ISAAC ABARBANEL. Sēfer Zebah Pesah. (book of the Passover Sacrifice).
Venice, 1545
L.11.39.e
Missing 15/02/1990
Notes: not in the Bodleian Library?
Not on Aleph
Perhaps it is ?Venice, 1545 edition, by Marco Antonio Giustiniano
67 folios, 22 cm.
 
10. R. JOSEPH SOLOMON DELMEDIGO. Sēfer Ēlīm (the book of Ēlīm - on KebBâlen, etc.). (With fine portrait of Joseph del Medico).
Amsterdam, 1629
L.11.36.a.
Missing 11/07/2014 RF
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 344, Opp. 4o 839(3); Opp. Add. 4o IV.517(3)
Aleph system no. 015758530
 
11. R. JOSEPH SOLOMON DELMEDIGO. Sēfer Ma'yan Gannīm. (book of the well of Gardens miscellaneous).
Amsterdam, 1629
L.11.36.b.
Missing 11/07/2014 RF
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 344, Opp. 4o 839(1); Opp. Add.4o IV.517(1)
Aleph system no. 015758530
 
12. R. JOSEPH SOLOMON DELMEDIGO. Sēfer Ma 'yān Hāthūm. (book of the sealed well).
Amsterdam, 1629
L.11.36.c.
Missing 11/07/2014 RF
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 344, Opp. 4o 839(2); Opp. Add.4o IV.517(2)
Aleph system no. 015758530
 
13. LITURGY. Jewish. Haggadah. Sēder Haggādāh shel Pessah, Liber Rituum Paschalium... transl. a Joanne Stephana Rittangelio.
Regiomonti, 1644
L.11.31.d.
Missing 15/02/1990 (Removed from binding)
Bodleian notes: Opp. adds. 4° IV. 538
Aleph system no. 14674653
 
 
14. R. MOSES ALSHEICH. Sēfer 'Ēnē Mōsheh. (book of the eyes of Moses, comm. in Lib. Ruth).
Venice, 1606
L.11.13.a.
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 461, Opp. 4o100
Not on Aleph
 
15. R. MOSES ALSHEICH. Sēfer Debarim Nihumim. (book of the Comfortable words (1.13) Commentary on Lamentations).
Venice, 1595
L.11.13.b.
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 461, Opp. 4o 100
Not on Aleph
 
16. R. MOSES ALSHEICH. Sēfer Debārīm Tobīm. (book of good words).
Venice, 1596
L.11.13.c.
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 461, Opp. 4o 100
Not on Aleph
 
17. R. MOSES ALSHEICH. Sēfer Rōb Penīnīm. (book of the abundance of pearls Commentary on Proverbs).
Venice, 1596
L.11.13.d.
Missing 15/02/1990
Notes: not in the Bodleian Library?
Not on Aleph
Perhaps it is ?Venice, 1601 edition, in 4o: Cowley, p. 462, Opp. 4o 145(1)
 
18. TROSTIUS, Martinus. Grammatica Ebraea Generalis.
Copenhagen, 1627
L.11.4.a.
Missing 15/02/1990
Not on Aleph
An unknown edition; perhaps some of the information is inaccurate
 
19. ISAAC (ben Abraham) UZZIEL. Sēfer Ma 'anēn Lāshōn. (book of the answers of the tongue. Hebrew Grammar).
Amsterdam, 1627
L.11.4.b.
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 276, Opp. 8o 570, Opp. 8o 239(2)
Not on Aleph
 
20. R. JÓSÉ ben HALAFTA. (ascribed to him). Sēder 'Ōlām Rabbā, Hoc est Chronologia Habraeorum Maior cui Accessit ... Gil. Génébrard ... Versio Latina.
Basel, 1580
L.11.4.c.
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 325, Opp. 8o 87(1)
Aleph system no. 19747093
[We are aware that Lincoln College Library owns a second copy of this book at shelfmark L.11.51.a].
 
21. SĒDER 'ŌLĀM ZŪTĀ. (Great order of the world). with Latin translation by Gil. Génébrard.
Basel, 1580
L.11.4.d
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 325, Opp. 8o 88
Not on Aleph
 
22. OLD TESTAMENT. Hebrew. Psalter. Sēfer Tehillīm ... containing an epilogue by Antonius Margolis, the beginning of St. Matthew in Hebrew, and one sheet of a Latin Manuscript.
Leipzig, 1533
L. 9. 39
Missing 15/02/1990
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 78, Opp. 12o 89(4), Opp. 12o 90
Not on Aleph
 
23. LITURGY. Jewish. Mahzōr mik-kol Hash-shānāh, 'German' rite.
Basel(?), 1599?
L. 9. 23
Missing 22/04/2014 RF
Bodleian notes: Cowley, p. 534, Basel, 1599, Opp. 8o 937
Not on Aleph

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