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BACHIAH BEN ASHER

Lot: 22 BACHIAH BEN ASHER Biur al HaTorah [Kabbalistic commentary to the Pentateuch] (ff. 260). Stained, Opening leaf supplied in facsimile, few marginal repairs, final leaf laid down with loss supplied in facsimile. Modern crushed morocco, slip-case. Folio. Vinograd, Rimini 5; Mehlman 640.

Gershom Soncino, Rimini: 1524-26. Est: $2,000 - $3,000

-The immense popularity of Rabbeinu Bachiah’s work is attested to by the dozen or so super-commentaries written to it. Additionally, his commentary serves as the oldest source for a number of otherwise unknown Midrashim, whose manuscript forms have since been lost.




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