4 7 ALEXANDER SUESSLIN HAKOHEN OF FRANKFURT. Sepher Ha’Agudah [Halachic compendium arranged in order of the tractates of the Talmud]. FIRST EDITION. Title within elaborate architectural arch. Letters of initial words set within vignettes. Printed in double columns. A wide-margined copy. ff. 4, 250. Touch browned in few places, final leaf with neat paper repairs. Bound in Valmadonna-custom maroon blind-tooled calf, spine in compartments and titled in gilt. Folio. [Vinograd, Cracow 32.] Cracow, Isaac Prostitz, 1571. $2000 - $3000 ❧ The Sepher Ha’Agudah is a widely-popular, authoritative Code, cited extensively by R. Jacob HaLevi Moellin (Mahari”l) and R. Moses Isserles (Ram”a). It was published from a manuscript with corrections supplied by Joseph HaKohen (author of responsa She’erith Yoseph and brother-in-law of the Ram”a). The author of Sepher Ha’Agudah (d. 1348), was a disciple of R. Isaac of Dueren and served as rabbi in Cologne, Worms and Frankfurt. See EJ, Vol. II, cols. 585-6. 8 ALSHEICH, MOSES. Torath Moshe [commentary to the Pentateuch]. Third edition. Title within architectural arch. Final page with woodcut device featuring the Temple in Jerusalem. ff. 330. Trimmed and browned, title remargined, upper edges of final few leaves frayed. Bound in Valmadonna-custom blind-tooled maroon calf, spine in compartments and titled in gilt. Folio. [Vinograd, Prague 265.] Prague, Abraham Heide, 1616. $500 - $700 Lot 8 Lot 7