Shulchan Aruch [Code of Jewish Law]

AUCTION 14 | Tuesday, November 13th, 2001 at 1:00
Important Hebrew Printed Books and Manuscripts From the Library of the London Beth Din

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Lot 238

Shulchan Aruch [Code of Jewish Law]

Fourth edition. Four volumes. Printer’s device on each title I: Orach Chaim: ff. 124 (of 136), 9 (of 10), ff.1-12 and last unnumbered leaf provided in facsimile. Unnumbered leaves misbound at end of vol. II. Few leaves neatly remargined. II: Yorah Deah: ff. 128, (5). Previous owners inscription on verso on final leaf. III: Even Ha’ezer: ff. 79, (3). Stained in places, marginal repairs to title and first few leaves, Hebrew manuscript notations on front-free endpaper and final leaf. IV: Choshen Mishpat: ff. 164, (6). Stained in places, neat marginal repairs to last few leaves, last leaf laid down. Modern morocco, housed in slip-case. 4to Vinograd, Venice 603; Habermann, di Gara 35; not in Adams

Venice: (Giovanni di Gara) 1574

Est: $6,000 - $7,000
A complete copy of this edition of Karo’s great Code is extremely rare. JNUL COPY INCOMPLETE