30 Lot 66 Lot 68 Lot 67 66 (ITALY). Seder HaHa’arachah VeHanhagah [communal tax regulations and obligations for the years 1676-79]. Title within architectural arch. An uncut copy. ff.(6). Publisher’s wrappers bound into Valmadonna-custom chestnut morocco, spine titled in gilt. 4to. [Vinograd, Mantua 259.] Mantua, Sons of Joshua of Perugia, 1676. $500 - $700 ❧ From the beginning of the 16th century the Va’ad HaKlali (the Mantuan Jewish Community Council) organized its financial obligations through the levying of taxes. These tax regulations chart the economic changes of Mantuan Jewry and the kinds of property and income that were taxable. Every three years taxes of the Jewish community would be reviewed after which a new set of regulations were published. See S. Simonsohn, History of the Jews in the Duchy of Mantua (1977) pp. 375-90. 67 (ITALY). Shefer HaTikkunim [synagogue practices unique to the community of Reggio]. Title within ornamental arched border. ff. (6). Bound in Valmadonna-custom morocco-backed marbled boards. 8vo. [Vinograd, Mantua 278.] Mantua, Sons of Joshua of Perugia, 1688. $500 - $700 ❧ “Older laws as well as new [are here written]… in order to preserve the ways of the synagogue of K.K Reggio… so that truth will not be concealed from father nor son and in order to prevent any possible dispute between the congregants of the House of Zera Emunim.” 68 JACOB BEN ASHER. Perush HaTorah… (Rimzei Ba’al Haturim). Second edition. Few words censored. ff. 65 (1). Lightly stained, few leaves rehinged and remargined. Bound in Valmadonna-custom crushed morocco, spine titled in gilt. Sm. 4to. [Vinograd, Venice 228.] Venice, J. de Ferri, 1544. $1000 - $1500 ❧ This famed Biblical exegesis consists of Masoretic calculations and hermeneutical interpretations, i.e. Gematria and Notarikon. It is a standard component of all editions of the Chumash that is accompanied by commentaries.