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Tractate Sotah - Venice, 1520 - Bomberg Printing

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Tractate Sotah - Venice, 1520 - Bomberg Printing

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Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Sotah - with Rashi commentary and Tosfot, Piskei Tosfot and Rambam's commentary on the Mishna. Venice, 1520. Printed by Daniel Bomberg, first edition.
On Leaf 43, 1 is an illustrative sketch on Rashi commentary. This is the only printed sketch found in the Bomberg edition of the Talmud. Bomberg left the rest of the places which were designated for sketches and illustrations empty to complete with drawings after printing.
Complete copy, including title page. 53 leaves (the last leaf is marked 54). 6 signatures of 8 leaves, a seventh signature of 5 leaves. 35 cm. Good condition. Spotting, worm holes in several places (with minor damage to letters), wear and several tears (some professionally restored). Several restorations with adhesive tape. Ancient glosses in Oriental writing (sources and corrections). Stamps and ownership inscriptions. New binding.
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Tractate Sotah - Venice, 1520 - Bomberg Printing

Estimate $9,400 - $17,000
Sep 03, 2014
Starting Price $8,500
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0262: Tractate Sotah - Venice, 1520 - Bomberg Printing

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Est. $9,400 - $17,000Starting Price $8,500
Auction no. 40 - Judaica
Wed, Sep 03, 2014 09:00 AM
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Lot 0262 Details

Description
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Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Sotah - with Rashi commentary and Tosfot, Piskei Tosfot and Rambam's commentary on the Mishna. Venice, 1520. Printed by Daniel Bomberg, first edition.
On Leaf 43, 1 is an illustrative sketch on Rashi commentary. This is the only printed sketch found in the Bomberg edition of the Talmud. Bomberg left the rest of the places which were designated for sketches and illustrations empty to complete with drawings after printing.
Complete copy, including title page. 53 leaves (the last leaf is marked 54). 6 signatures of 8 leaves, a seventh signature of 5 leaves. 35 cm. Good condition. Spotting, worm holes in several places (with minor damage to letters), wear and several tears (some professionally restored). Several restorations with adhesive tape. Ancient glosses in Oriental writing (sources and corrections). Stamps and ownership inscriptions. New binding.

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