Book details: MASECHET KIDDUSHIN MIN TALMUD BAVLI
$US 200.00
Vaad Hatzalah
MASECHET KIDDUSHIN MIN TALMUD BAVLI
Imprint: New York, Vaad Hatzalah, 1950
Binding: Hardcover
Original red cloth boards with later blue spine and gold lettering. 4to. Unpaginated [ca 200 pages]; 38cm. Written in Hebrew and Aramaic. Title translates to “Tractate Kiddushin from the Babylonian Talmud. ” Includes intricately illustrated title page with luxurious royal pillared structure with urns and lion statues. Tractate Kiddushin focuses on marriage law. The Vaad Hatzalah “was an organization to rescue Jews in Europe from the Holocaust. It was founded in November 1939 by the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the United States and Canada” (Wikipedia, 2016) . After the war, Vaad Hatzalah published special editions of important Jewish and rabbinic texts for the survivors living in the DP camps in Germany. Some editions, like this one, were printed in New York, where supplies and prototypes of Jewish texts were more readily available. SUBJECT(S) : Talmud, Rabbinic literature, Holocaust survivors, DP camps. OCLC lists no holdings worldwide. Spine rebacked. Dampstaining, markings, and rubbing that affects text on Original boards. Significant edgewear. Library stamps, bookplate, and markings. Pencil and pen markings that minimally affect text. Slight browning to pages. Good condition. Rare edition, much more scarce than the more common Munich publications. (Holo2-134-13), Holo15, rab12
Stock number:38261.