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Karo, Joseph Ben Ephraim

Published by Zitomir: Hanina Lipa Ve-Yehoshu’a Heshel Shapira, 1856
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(FT) Hardcover, folio, one of two volumes, 556, 25 pages, 38 cm. In Hebrew. "All Hebrew printing presses in the Russian Pale of Settlement were closed down in 1836, except for two that the Russian authorities granted a license to print books: one in Vilna and the other in Zhitomir (the press in Warsaw was also permitted) . The "presses decree" was abolished only in 1862. In 1845, ? Anina Lipa, Aryeh Leib, and Yehoshu‘a Heshel Shapira (sons of the brothers from Slavuta) leased the Zhitomir press, and in 1847 they began to issue books. Observing the family tradition, they refused to print texts of secular knowledge and specialized in religious books, including volumes of Kabbalah and Hasidism" (Yivo Encyclopedia, 2010) . SUBJECT(S) : Descriptor: Jewish law. Named Person: Karo, Joseph ben Ephraim, 1488-1575. H? Oshen mishpat? -- Commentaries. OCLC lists 2 copies worldwide (Cambridge, JTS) . Ex-library with usual markings. Repair to spine. Wear to spine. Bumped cover corners and edges. Wear to binding. Light staining on pages. (Heb-23-5). Bookseller Inventory # 26796

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Publisher: Zitomir: Hanina Lipa Ve-Yehoshu’a Heshel Shapira

Publication Date: 1856

Binding: Hardcover

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