Auction 62
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 8

Arbaa Turim – Fano, 1516 – Printed by Gershom Soncino – Incomplete Copy

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3,690$
Opening
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Lot Number 8

Arbaa Turim – Fano, 1516 – Printed by Gershom Soncino – Incomplete Copy

Arbaa Turim. [Fano]: Gershom Soncino, [1516].
Incomplete copy. Even HaEzer section complete. Yoreh De'ah lacking the beginning and starts in the middle of section 198. Choshen Mishpat lacking the end, ending in the middle of section 245. Without Orach Chaim.
Initial words within woodcut borders at the beginning of Even HaEzer and Choshen Mishpat.
Ownership inscriptions, at the end of Yoreh De'ah and the end of Even HaEzer, of "Moshe Nehardea", who acquired the book in 1798 (he is known to have owned a manuscript of piyyutim, in 1785, currently in the Manchester Library – Gaster Collection 135).
[163] leaves (originally: [322] leaves). Lacking title page (replaced with photocopy), lacking leaves from the beginning of Yoreh De'ah and the end of Choshen Mishpat (lacking a total of 159 leaves). Even HaEzer is complete. 31.5 cm. Good condition. Stains. Worming to a few leaves. Marginal repairs to first and last few leaves. New binding.
Provenance: Collection of Dr. Israel Mehlman.

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3,690$
Opening
1,000$

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