Auction 92 Part 1 Rare and Important Items

Tractate Mo'ed Katan – Venice, 1539 – Third Edition Printed by Daniel Bomberg

Opening: $14,000
Estimate: $18,000 - $22,000
Sold for: $18,750
Including buyer's premium

Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Mo'ed Katan – with Rashi and Tosafot, Piskei Tosafot, the Rambam's commentary on Mishnayot, and Rabbenu Asher. Venice: Daniel Bomberg, 1539. Title page states: "Printed for the second time", though this is in fact the third edition of Mo'ed Katan printed by Bomberg.
Inscriptions on title page and other leaves.

45 leaves. 34.5 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, including dampstains and mold stains to several leaves. Marginal open tears to title page and other leaves, and large open tears to final leaves, affecting text, repaired with paper (with photocopy replacement in several places). Worming affecting text, repaired with paper. New leather binding.

Habermann, The Printer Daniel Bomberg, no. 159.

Talmud and Talmudic Commentaries