Isaac Gershon (Ed.) Mashbith Milchamoth.

AUCTION 74 | Thursday, November 09th, 2017 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters & Graphic Art

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Isaac Gershon (Ed.) Mashbith Milchamoth.

<<FIRST EDITION.>> Title within type-ornament border. ff. 94, 3. Trace stained with minimal worming. Modern calf-backed marbled boards. Sm. 4to.


Est: $400 - $600
The first of a trilogy concerning a celebrated controversy relating to the Halachic validity of the ritual-bath in Rovigo, Northern Italy. See A. Yaari, Mechkarei Sepher (1958) pp. 420-29; M. Carmilly-Weinberger, Censorship & Freedom Expression in Jewish History (1977) pp. 160-1.