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

Tractate Rosh HaShanah – Small Format – Slavita, 1821

Opening: $400
Sold for: $2,500
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. Title page printed in red and black.
In that period, only a few tractates were printed in small format, not a complete Talmud set.
[69], 74-88 leaves. 21.5 cm. Bluish paper. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains and dark stains. Wear. Tears and worming to title page and other leaves, affecting text, repaired in part with paper. Large open tear to lower part of title page, slightly affecting chronogram, repaired with paper. Stamps. New binding.

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Books Printed in Slavita and Zhitomir
Books Printed in Slavita and Zhitomir