Halachoth Gedoloth [Gaonic Rabbinic code]

AUCTION 3 | Tuesday, November 25th, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Hebrew Printed Books Duplicates from the Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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Lot 142
KAYYARA, SHIMON (attributed to)

Halachoth Gedoloth [Gaonic Rabbinic code]

FIRST EDITION. Title within ornamental arch. The Alexander Marx copy ff. (4), 144. Lightly stained, gutter starting, title rehinged. Old sheep-covered boards, rebacked, very worn. Folio Vinograd, Venice 333; Habermann, Adelkind 51; Adams S-1157

Venice: Cornelio Adelkind for Marco Antonio Giustiniani 1548

Est: $500 - $700
The authorship and date of this work have been the subject of many studies and given rise to conflicting views. For a brief overview see EJ, VII cols. 1167-70 (illustrated)