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

Etz Shatul – Venice, 1618 – Approbations by the Shelah, the Maharsha, the Maharam of Lublin, the Keli Yakar and Others

Opening: $400
Sold for: $1,063
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Etz Shatul, Sefer HaIkkarim by R. Yosef Albo, with commentaries by R. Gedaliah son of Moshe [Lipschitz]. Venice: Giovanni Cajon, [1618]. First edition.
The author was a Polish Torah scholar. The book begins with approbations by the leading Torah scholars of the generation, including the Shelah, the Maharsha, the Maharam of Lublin, the Keli Yakar, the Tevuot Shor and others.
Ownership inscriptions on the title page. Several trimmed glosses.
146 leaves. 28 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains (large dark stains to final leaves). Wear. Worming, affecting text. Tears, including marginal open tears to title page and final leaves, affecting engraved title page border, repaired with paper. Open tear affecting text on one leaf. Censor's signature. Old binding.

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Early Printed Books – 16th-17th Centuries