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 15:

ALMOSNINO, MOSHE.

Pirkei Moshe [commentary to the ...

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ALMOSNINO, MOSHE.

Pirkei Moshe [commentary to the Ethics of the Fathers].


FIRST EDITION.

Published by the Author’s son.


ff. 111. Previous owners signatures, soiled and stained in places, repaired worming with loss of few letters, stamp removed from upper corner of title, final leaf repaired with portion supplied in facsimile. Modern calf-backed marbled boards. 4to.

Vinograd, Salonika 62.


Salonika, Ya’avetz, 1563.


Born in Thessaloniki, Greece, Moses ben Baruch Almosnino (c. 1515-80) was a prolific rabbinic scholar whose many works demonstrate extensive knowledge of science, philosophy, history, and rhetoric.

 His Halachic responsa appear in the collections of contemporaries such as Samuel de Medina (MaHaRaSHDa’M), and Jacob di Boton. Alongside Hebrew commentaries to the Five Megilloth (Yedei Moshe, 1582), the Chumash and prayer book (Tefillah LeMoshe, 1563), R. Moshe Almosnino also published in Judeo-Spanish.


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