Shulchan Aruch [Code of Jewish Law]. Yoreh De’ah

AUCTION 5 | Tuesday, June 23rd, 1998 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 180

Shulchan Aruch [Code of Jewish Law]. Yoreh De’ah

ff.80 (of 101/102?). Title page and ff.17-24,90-101 provided in facsimile. Stained in places, marginal paper repairs with occasional loss. Modern calf. 4to. Vinograd, Salonika 80; not in Adams

Salonika: Joseph Ya’abetz 1568

Est: $4,000 - $6,000
Yudlov notes (no. 778) the Mehlman copy to be similarly incomplete. Indeed he states that no complete copy is extant. As a young man, Joseph Karo resided briefly in Salonika, where he came under the influence of the important Talmudic scholar and Kabbalist Joseph Taitazek.