Teshuvoth Shailoth [responsa]

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 181

Teshuvoth Shailoth [responsa]

FIRST EDITION. The Alexander Marx copy ff. 158 (160), lacking as all copies ff. 109-110. Stained in places, taped repairs to opening and closing few leaves affecting few words. “Printed in Germany” stamp on title probably an attempt to circumvent trade restrictions. 19th-century half-sheep, rubbed. Folio Vinograd, Const. 217 (records ff.158 complete); Yaari, Const. 161; Adams M-1516

Constantinople: Solomon Ya’abetz 1560

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
The cancelled leaves 109-10 are extant in only two copies. They contain the author’s protestations concerning his son’s alleged conversion to Islam