Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 250
Estimate $ 300 - $ 500
Sold for $ 464
Including buyer's premium

Responsa on the four Turim by Rabbi Baruch Kela of Salonica, with comments by his teacher and antiquated signatures.

Specifications: 87 leaves. 27 cm. First edition.

Unique features: Rare book of responsa. One of the first books printed in Izmir. The book includes responsa written by the author's teacher, Rabbi Aharon ben Chason; his brother, Rabbi Mordechai Kela; and rabbis from the HaLevi family. 
The book bears Sephardic owner signatures and notations. Gloss signed אני צעיר ד"ה on leaf 71.

Condition: Moderate. Light tear in the title page. Worming holes throughout the book.

 

Category
Books printed in Constantinople and Izmir