Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Collection of Leaf Fragments – Printed in the 15th-16th Centuries / Proofs Printed in Salonika and More

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

Collection of printed leaf fragments from a "bindings genizah".
Includes leaves printed in the 15th-16th centuries (Arbaa Turim, Soncino 1490; Yalkut Shimoni, Soncino 1521-1527; Responsa Binyamin Ze'ev, Venice 1539; and more); proofs and print trials (mostly from Salonika, 17th-19th centuries), some with corrections handwritten by the proofreaders (including leaves from an unidentified composition, on the verso of one of them a page of Gemara was printed, presumably from the Salonika 1705 edition).
Close to 70 leaves. Size varies. Various degrees of damage due to use in binding.

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Early Printed Books – 16th-17th Centuries
Early Printed Books – 16th-17th Centuries