Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 150
Estimate $ 200 - $ 300
Sha"s HaKollel. Begins with Tractate Berachot with all the commentaries by Rabbi Yosef Shapotsnik. London, [1921]. [6], 68 pages. Large format. 40 cm. Rabbi Shapotshnik planned on establishing a giant Babylonian Talmud project that would include all known commentaries. However, he only succeeded in printing the first leaf of Tractate Berachot. With hundreds [?] of commentaries. Only one magnificent volume was printed. Original, completely illustrated binding. Large, impressive illustration made by Rabbi Shapotshnik, the author himself. The illustration was printed again on a special page within the book after the introductory leaves. Very fine condition.