Babylonian Talmud Nidah title page,, Zhitomir 1861 (50546)

תלמוד בבלי, דף השער ממסכת נדה - Hasidic - Blue Paper

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Lot Number: 50546
Title (English): Babylonian Talmud Nidah title page
Title (Hebrew): תלמוד בבלי, דף השער ממסכת נדה
Note: Hasidic
City: Zhitomir
Publisher: Hanina Lipa and Joshua Heschel Shapira
Publication Date: 1861
Estimated Price: $300.00 USD - $600.00 USD


Physical Description

[1] f., 345:225 mm., usual light age staining, creased with tears touching text.


Detail Description

Title of 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.


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