(MaHaRY”K). Shailoth Uteshuvoth [responsa]

AUCTION 61 | Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic Art and Ceremonial Objects

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Lot 170

(MaHaRY”K). Shailoth Uteshuvoth [responsa]

<<FIRST EDITION. THE R. JONATHAN EYBUSCHETZ COPY>> . With an inscription on the title stating this volume belonged to…”Hamefursam bedoro A[mud] H[ayemini], P[eer] H[ador] K[evod]S[hem] T[ifartho] K[evod] M[oreinu] H[arav] Yehonathan Eybuschetz.” The left corner of the title has an inscription “poh Metz.” Marginalia. ff.(10), 233. Some staining, marginal paper repair on verso of title, slight wormhole on title and first leaf, embossed stamp of previous owner on title and final leaf. Modern, elaborately tooled calf. Lg. 4to. Vinograd, Venice 15; Habermann, Bomberg 16 (erroneously notes only one preliminary leaf).

Venice: Daniel Bomberg 1519

Est: $5,000 - $6,000
The MaHaRY”K (c. 1420-80) was the foremost Talmudic scholars during the second half of the 15th-century, his opinions on Halachic matters were sought from across Europe. This important collection of responsa had a seminal influence upon the development of the Halachah in Italy.