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Lot 37

Responsa of Rabbenu Nissim (the Ran) – Rome, 1545-1546 – First Edition

Responsa of R. Nissim Gerondi. Rome: Isaac de Lattes, Benjamin d'Arignano and Antonio Blado, 1545-1546.
First edition of Responsa of the Ran, printed based on a single manuscript
The book includes glosses by the publisher R. Yitzchak de Lattes, and his answer to a question unanswered in the manuscript.
Incomplete copy. 173, [14] pages. Lacking [10] leaves (pp. 11-12, 17-33), of [33] pages of the index (unpaginated) at end of book. Approx. 19 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, including dampstains and dark stains. Minor tear with slight damage to text on one leaf. Creases. Censorship expurgations (faded). Handwritten inscriptions. Old binding, partially detached.

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