67 84 (TALMUD, BABYLONIAN). Masechta Eiruvin [on religious enclosures]. With commentaries by Rashi, Tosaphoth, etc. Text illustrations. Marginalia. ff. 136 (of 140). Opening two leaves and closing two leaves supplied in facsimile, stained in places, expert paper repairs throughout, ff. 132-3 with loss of text. Modern gilt-tooled calf. Folio. [Vinograd, Pesaro 22; Mehlman 142a.] Pesaro, Gershom Soncino,1511. $2000 - $3000 ❧ Regarding this early Talmud edition see M.J. Heller, Earliest Printings of the Talmud, in: Printing the Talmud: From Bomberg to Schottenstein (Yeshiva University Museum, 2005), pp. 70-71 and Heller, Printing the Talmud, pp. 103, 120-121 and R.N.N. Rabbinovicz, Ma’amar al Hadpassat HaTalmud, pp. 20-31. 85 (TALMUD, BABYLONIAN). Masechta Nid a h [ T he Men st r u a nt]. W it h commentaries by Rashi, Tosafoth, etc. Printer’s device on title. The Albert D. Friedberg copy. ff. 82 (of 86) final four leaves supplied in facsimile. Marginal paper repairs with loss of text, previous owner’s marks. Later calf-backed boards. Folio. [Vinograd, Venice 426; Mehlman 146(x).] Venice, Marco Antonio Giustiniani,1551. $8000 - $10,000 ❧ Tractate from a desperately scarce edition, a result of extreme Church prejudice.