Commentary on the Talmud - Tractate Pesachim (folios 82b-85b).

AUCTION 65 | Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Ceremonial Objects and Graphic Art

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Lot 49

Commentary on the Talmud - Tractate Pesachim (folios 82b-85b).

Manuscript in Hebrew, written in rabbinic Spanish hand on vellum (with sirtut). 25 lines to the page. ff. 4. Single side of each leaf seeply faded (though legible), wormed, margins folded. Modern boards. 4to.

Spain/Italy?: c. 1350-1400

Est: $2,000 - $3,000
Four leaves used as a binding and extracted from an Italian Government Archive, dated 1745. Includes Rashi’s commentary to Tract. Pesachim ff. 82b-85b (misbound, ff. 1-2 = 84b-85b; ff. 3-4: 82b-84a). Textual variations are present throughout this manuscript fragment when comparing it to current published text. Contains many additions and deletions. <<Medieval manuscripts of Rashi’s commentary to the Talmud are remarkably scarce.>>