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Talmud Bavli, Three Tractates, Frankfurt on the Oder 1698

תלמוד בבלי, מסכת נדרים נזיר סוטה

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  • Lot Number 53500
  • Title (English) Talmud Bavli, Three Tractates
  • Title (Hebrew) תלמוד בבלי, מסכת נדרים נזיר סוטה
  • City Frankfurt on the Oder
  • Publisher Michael Gottschalck
  • Publication Date 1698
  • Estimated Price - Low 300
  • Estimated Price - High 600

  • Item # 2406089
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Physical Description

1 (of 2 titles ?), 77 ff., folio, 358:250 mm., wide margins, usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in recent boards, rubbed.

Detail Description

The Frankfurt on the Oder Talmud was printed from 1697 through 1699. Each volume of this edition has two title pages. The first, a volume-header page, has an engraved copper-plate title page by the craftsman Martin Bernige-roth (1670–1733), lacking in this copy.  The second, the tractate title page, follows immediately after the volume title page. The tractate title pages are basically copied, with several modifications, from the Benveniste Talmud; however, they also include features characteristic of the Basel Talmud, which is supposed to be the source of this edition.
A set on vellum was printed for the famous collector R. David Oppenheim.

Hebrew Description



Heller, Printing the Talmud, YU Museum pp.