Arbah Turim [rabbinic code]

AUCTION 7 | Tuesday, June 22nd, 1999 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art The Property of Various Owners

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Lot 429

Arbah Turim [rabbinic code]

Four parts in one. Title within architectural arch. Letters of opening word of each section within a decorative vignette and woodcut border pieces. Marginalia in an old hand ff. 177, (1), 91 (1), 59 (1),139. Title and final two leaves laid to size, several leaves expertly remargined, stained in places, Contemporary blind-tooled calf over heavy wooden boards with brass corner pieces, rubbed and rebacked, lacking clasps. Folio Vinograd, Cremona 19; not in Adams; JNUL copy incomplete

Cremona: Vicenzo Conti 1558

Est: $6,000 - $7,000
A fundamental Rabbinic treatise embracing all the laws and customs incumbent both on an individual and the Community as a whole. Its over-riding authority has been recognised and accepted by Jewish scholars for generations