Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Sanhedrin Shevu'ot, Zhitomir 1859; 1858 (47216)

תלמוד בבלי, מסכת סנהדרין שבועות - Hasidic - Regal

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Lot Number: 47216
Title (English): Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Sanhedrinת Shevu'ot
Title (Hebrew): תלמוד בבלי, מסכת סנהדרין שבועות
Note: Hasidic - Regal
City: Zhitomir
Publisher: Hanina Lipa and Joshua Heschel Shapira
Publication Date: 1859; 1858
Estimated Price: $300.00 USD - $600.00 USD
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Physical Description

Two titles, 2-132, 47, 257-282, [1 marked 27] ff.; two titles, 2-72, 287-332; folio, 377:242 mm., 'wide margins, light age and damp staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary full leather over boards, rubbed, spine torn..

Heavy Regal paper.

 

Detail Description

Two tractates of the famous hasidic edition of the Talmud. 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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