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

Tractate Rosh HaShanah – Small Format – Slavita, 1821

Opening: $400
Sold for: $2,250
Including buyer's premium

Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Rosh HaShanah, with the Rashi and Tosafot commentaries, Rosh, Rambam's commentary on the Mishnayot, Chiddushei Halachot by the Maharsha and R. Yeshaya Berlin's glosses. Slavita: R. Moshe Shapira Rabbi of Slavita, [1821].
Small format edition (for travel); each leaf corresponds with one page of the regular Talmud editions. The Maharsha is printed in the margins. Book title and place of printing printed in red.
In that period, only a few tractates were printed in small format, not a complete Talmud set.
[69], 74-88 leaves. 21.5 cm. Greenish paper. Fair condition. Stains, including dark dampstains. Wear. Open tears to first leaves and several other leaves. Worming to title page and other leaves, affecting text. Title page reinforced with paper on verso, affecting text. Leaves trimmed with damage to headings in several places. Many stamps and handwritten inscriptions. New leather binding.

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