Halachoth Gedoloth [Gaonic 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 445
KAYYARA, SHIMON (attributed to)

Halachoth Gedoloth [Gaonic Rabbinic code]

FIRST EDITION. Title within ornamental arch. ACCOMPANIED BY: ANOTHER COPY ff. (4), 144. f. 82&87 foxed, scattered worming to margins and text. Morocco backed crimson cloth boards. SECOND COPY: ff. (4), 144. Lacking part of title page effecting woodcut and a few words, lower left margin of ff. (2-4) repaired with loss of a few words completed in manuscript, stained, with scattered worming on first few leaves. Later calf, gilt. Folio Vinograd, Venice 333; Habermann, Adelkind 51; Adams S-1157

Venice: Cornelio Adelkind for Marco Antonio Giustiniani 1548

Est: $800 - $1,200
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)