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Bidding Information
Lot #    34717
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 10:11:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Announcement by new publisher of books
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    A. Rosencrantz & M. M. Shriftsetzer
City    Warsaw
Publication Date    19th cent
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Sheet 300:220 mm., light age staining, creased on folds.
          
Detailed
Description
   Rare sheet announcing the publication of books by Abraham Zevi Rosencrantz and Menahem Mendel Shriftsetzer. Printed on orange paper the announcement begins by informing all book sellers that which was printed until now in Warsaw by Ergelbrand (a highly regarded publishing house) has now come into their possession, that is the book plates, and they will now publish books that are attractive and well edited. The announcement then enumerates eleven titles, beginning with a Talmud and Alfasi on high quality regal paper; a Rambam with twenty additions as was previously printed by Ergelbrand, also on high quality regal paper; a Tur, similarly printed; a quarto format Mishnayot with Tosfot Yom Tov and Tiferet Yisrael on two types of paper, an Ein Yaakov, also a quarto; Penei Yehoshua on the entire Talmud on fine paper; a Siddur Nehora ha-Shalem; Humash with Rashi, Siftei Ha-Hakhmim, and Baal ha-Turim; an Esrim ve-Arbaah; Hayei Adam with Nishmat Adam; Mesectot for children (kinder) with Maharsha, Maharshal, Maharam, and then enumerates the tractates. The announcement further informs that Adderet Eliyahu will be printed in two volumes and describes that work.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
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Language:    Hebrew
  
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