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

Shenot Eliyahu on Mishnayot Zera'im – Commentaries by the Gaon of Vilna – Lviv, 1799 – First Edition – Glosses

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Shenot Eliyahu, Mishnayot Order Zera'im, with commentaries by the Gaon of Vilna. Lviv, [1799]. First edition.
The commentary of the Gaon of Vilna is divided into two: the brief commentary and the lengthy commentary.
On the verso of the title page, approbations and warning by the Vilna Beit Din not to publish the teachings of the Gaon of Vilna without permission, and without first ascertaining that they are unquestionably the writings of the Gaon of Vilna.
Handwritten glosses (Ashkenazi square script).
[2], 9; 53, [2], 57-59 leaves. 33 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains. Worming affecting text. Small marginal open tear to title page; small tears to several other leaves. Leaves trimmed with damage to headings and text. Many stamps. Old binding. Back board detached.
Without leaf [3], the rare leaf with the foreword by R. Chaim of Volozhin, added to a few copies only.
Vinograd, Thesaurus of the Books of the Vilna Gaon, no. 177.

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