Babylonian Talmud, Bava Meziah, Zhitomir 1859 (49788)

תלמוד בבלי - בבא מציעא - Hasidic - Regal Paper

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Listing Details

Lot Number: 49788
Title (English): Babylonian Talmud, Bava Meziah
Title (Hebrew): תלמוד בבלי - בבא מציעא
Note: Hasidic
City: Zhitomir
Publisher: Hanina Lipa and Joshua Heschel Shapira
Publication Date: 1859
Estimated Price: $300.00 USD - $600.00 USD
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Physical Description

Two titles, [1], 2-166, 24, 24;  60-156 ff., tall folio, 415:270 mm., usual light age and damp staining, extra wide margins, light worming. A very good copy bound in רקבקמא boards, rubbed.


Detail Description

Tractate 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 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.

Reference Description

Not in CD-EPI; EJ