Auction 62
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 15

Kol Bo – Constantinople, 1520 – Early Glosses

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Lot Number 15

Kol Bo – Constantinople, 1520 – Early Glosses

Kol Bo. [Constantinople, 1520].
The book Kol Bo is an anthology of laws and customs from the time of the Rishonim, the identity of its author is subject to dispute.
Printed without title page.
Several lengthy early notes, in Oriental script (Yemen?), containing various selections including laws, customs and their reasons, according to homiletic and Kabbalistic teachings.
2-164 leaves. Lacking the first leaf (replaced with a photocopy), leaf 140 appears twice. 30 cm. Fair condition. Dark stains, tears and wear. Most leaves are repaired. Large marginal tears to several leaves, affecting text in several places, repaired with paper. Some of the leaves were replaced from another copy. Several detached leaves. New binding.
Provenance: Collection of Dr. Israel Mehlman.

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600$

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