Mekhilta, R. Ishmael, Berlin 1925 (50505)

מכילתא - Reprint of first edition

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Lot Number: 50505
Title (English): Mekhilta
Title (Hebrew): מכילתא
Note: Reprint of first edition
Author: R. Ishmael
City: Berlin
Publisher: ספרים (דפוס צ.ג. ראדר, ליפסיא)
Publication Date: 1925
Estimated Price: $200.00 USD - $500.00 USD
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Physical Description

Reprint of first edition, folio, [1], 37 ff., folio, 282:211 mm., light age and damp staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.

 

Detail Description

Mekhilta de-R. Ishmael is an exegetical Midrash which interprets Exodus, by chapter and by verse, and often, the words in a verse. It commences with Exodus 12:1, continues consecutively to Exodus 23:19, and contains expositions on Exodus 31:12–17 and 35:1–3. It is a compilation of expositons, excluding everything connected with the section dealing with the Tabernacle, it also includes the narrative sections, incorporated in the principal part (Ex. 12:1–23:19). These narrative sections, whose verses constitute more than half of those expounded in the Midrash, account for the fact that the aggadic portion of the Mekhilta of R. Ishmael, which is mainly an halakhic Midrash, does not fall short of the halakhic one. Some sections conclude with an epilogue containing a message of consolation to Israel, a promise of their future redemption, or a reference to their mission.

 

Hebrew Description

נדפס שנית בדפוס אופסיט...

מדרש הלכה לספר שמות הנקרא בשם "מכילתא דרבי ישמעאל" והוא מבית מדרשו של ר’ ישמעאל. עי’ י"נ הלוי אפשטיין, מבואות לספרות התנאים, ירושלים תשי"ז, עמ’ 545-587. על שינויי הנוסחאות בין ההוצאה הראשונה להוצאות הבאות, עיין: מכילתא, מהדורת מאיר איש שלום, ווינא תר"ל, עמ’ XII; דף קה,ב.

דפוס צילום של הוצאת ויניציאה ש"ה.

 

References

Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000148331; JE