Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Bar Sheshet – Responsa of the Rivash – Riva di Trento, 1559

Opening: $400
Sold for: $500
Including buyer's premium

Responsa Bar Sheshet – Responsa of the Rivash. Riva di Trento: [Antonio Bruin], 1559. Second edition, printed based on Teshuvot HaRav, Constantinople 1546-1547 edition.
A few censorship expurgations. Deleted signature on title page. Censor's signature on final page.
318, [2], 319-415, [9] leaves. 18.5 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Closed and open tears to title page and final leaves, affecting text, repaired in part with paper (missing text partially replaced by hand). Inscriptions. Censor's signature. New binding, partially detached.

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Incunabula and Early Printed Books – 15th-17th Centuries