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Lot #    24566
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 10:19:54 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Talmud Bavli, Tractate Zevahim, Menahot, Bekhorot
Title (Hebrew)    תלמוד בבלי, מסכת זבחים, מנחות, בכורות
City    Kopys (Kapust)
Publisher    Israel b. Isaac Jaffe; Judah Jaffe
Publication Date    1825-26
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Three tractates in one volume. 126; 111, [4]; 80 ff., 386:240 mm., wide margins, old hands, blue paper, usual light age and damp staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary full leather over boards, rubbed.
   Printed by Israel Jaffe, a disciple of R. Menahem Mendel of Vitebsk and R. Shneur Zalman of Lyady. Jaffe is known for his printing the first editions of many hasidic works of the Besht and the Ba'al ha-Tanya. Not all tractate were printed as the Slavuta edition appeared at the same time and offered a nicer copy with more commentaries, eventually resulting in the bankruptcy of the Jaffe printing house. The latter two tractates were printed by the his son Judah.
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Other:    Talmud
Blue Paper:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica