Auction 106: Rare Hebrew Books
By Kestenbaum & Company
Jun 27, 2024
The Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 77, 141 Flushing Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205, United States
The Marx Library (Part II).
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LOT 5:

ACHAI GAON.

She’iltoth [homilies on Jewish law and ...

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Auction took place on Jun 27, 2024 at Kestenbaum & Company
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ACHAI GAON.

She’iltoth [homilies on Jewish law and ethics].


FIRST EDITION.


With rare 4-leaf indices. Title within architectural arch. Initial words of the five divisions of the Chumash richly historiated. Lengthy manuscript on verso of title.

An attractive, wide-margined copy.


ff. 58, (4). Previous owner’s marks. Marginal worming with taped repairs, f. 8 loose. Modern calf. Folio.

Vinograd, Venice 294.


Venice, Daniel Bomberg, 1546.


The first work attributed to an author subsequent to the close of the Talmudic era. Written for the thoughtful layman, this is a collection of homilies based upon the weekly reading of the Torah and focusing upon moral duties and ethical law.


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