Winner's Auctions No. 111

Important Historic Documents, Haskalah, Einstein, Seforim, Manuscripts and Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

December 11, 2018
Opening $500
Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $2,679
Including buyer's premium

Mishneh Torah L'Rambam, with the Maggid Mishneh and Kesef Mishneh commentaries. Section two (almost complete) and section three. Venice, [1574].

Early proofread edition of the Mishneh Torah L'Rambam and the first edition of the Kesef Mishneh commentary by Rabbi Yosef Karo. Rabbi Yosef Karo sent his manuscript to Venice and appointed Rabbi Menachem Azarya of Fano as responsible for printing it. Rabbi Yosef Karo passed away during the printing.

Section two: (Nashim, Kedushah). 7-219 [should be: 218]. Missing until leaf 7. Very fine condition.
Section three: (Hafla'ah - Teharah). [20], 451, [1] leaf. Tear in the title page of the eighth book. Fine condition. Several detached leaves. Without bindings.

Early Prints