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Talmud Bavli , 3 tractates
תלמוד בבלי, מסכת מכות, הוריות, עדיות
[Hasidim - Regal Paper Edition]
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392:250 mm., extra wide margins, usual light age and damp staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in later boards, rubbed.
One volume of the Shapira Talmud. In 1847 the Shapira printing press was established by the three brothers Hanina Lipa, Aryeh Leib, and Joshua Heschel Shapira, sons of R. Samuel Abraham Abba Shapira, the printer in Slavuta. Until 1862 this was one of the only two Hebrew presses the Russian government permitted to operate in the whole of Russia, the other being in Vilna. This press had 18 hand presses and four additional large presses. In 1851 Aryeh Leib broke away and established his own printing press in Zhitomir. In these two establishments only sacred books of every kind were printed.
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