(RaSHB’A). Torath HaBayith HaKatzar [dietary laws]

AUCTION 80 | Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 1:00 PM
The Valmadonna Trust Library: Further Selections from the Historic Collection. * Hebrew Printing in America. * Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 24

(RaSHB’A). Torath HaBayith HaKatzar [dietary laws]

Manuscript in Hebrew written in a semi-cursive Spanish hand, on vellum. ff. (53). Some staining, fraying on the first and final leaves, loss of final line of f.47, pricked along outer margin for ruling. Modern vellum. Sm. 4to.

Spain: Late 14th century

Est: $20,000 - $30,000
A fundamental Halachic work by the Rashb’a - R. Solomon ibn Adereth (1235–1310), the primary disciple of the Ramba’n. This particular manuscript, written in 14th-century Spain, contains variants from the printed edition. It commences here with the fifth Bayith, fourth Gate. On ff. 51b-53a are songs and prose. See Davidson, Otzar no. 2152.