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

Mishnayot with the Etz Chaim Commentary by Rabbi Yisrael Yaakov Hagiz – Livorno, 1654-1656 – Four Volumes (Nashim-Taharot)

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Sold for: $625
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Mishnayot, with Rashi, and the Etz Chaim commentary by R. Yisrael Yaakov Hagiz. Livorno: Yedidia son of R. Yitzchak Gabbai author of Kaf Nachat, 1654-1656. Four of six volumes (Nashim, Nezikin, Kodashim and Taharot; without Zera'im-Moed).
First edition, published by the author shortly before he immigrated to Eretz Israel and established his famous yeshiva in Jerusalem.
Ownership inscriptions in Italian script.
Four volumes. Nashim: 223 leaves. Nezikin: 302 leaves. Kodashim: 272 leaves. Taharot: 368 leaves. 16 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Wear. Worming, affecting text. Marginal tears. Tear to one leaf of vol. I, affecting text. Tear to final leaf of last volume, affecting text and ornament. Several detached leaves. Inscriptions. Original leather bindings, partially detached (Kodashim and Taharot vols.). Damage and worming to bindings.
• Enclosed: 15 leaves from Moed volume: leaves 57-72 (Tractate Shabbat). Stains, tears and wear.

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Early Printed Books – Mid-17th Century and 18th Century
Early Printed Books – Mid-17th Century and 18th Century