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Babylonian Talmud Nidah, Seder Tohorot
תלמוד בבלי, מסכת נדה, סדר טהרות
Hanina Lipa & Joshua Hoeschel Shapira
This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
, 2-107, 18; , 3-138 ff., 375:243 mm., usual light age staining, extra wide margins, hands & stamps. A very good copy bound in later boards.
Two tractates of the famous hasidic edition of the Talmud. In 1847 the Shapira printing press was established by the three brothers Hanina Lipa, Aryeh Leib, and Joshua Herschel 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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