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Sefer Leket Shemuel
1694 - KATZ, Samuel Feibish. Sefer Leket Shemu'el. Venice: Vendramin, 1694. Folio, modern blue cloth; ff. 64. $1500.First edition of this midrashic commentary on leket, or charity, published by Vendramin of Venice""Rabbi Zevi Hirsch Ferber's copy, with his ink-stamp to title page.Zevi Hirsch Ferber (1879-1966) was an important London rabbi until his retirement in 1954. "He was a witty and eloquent preacher in the style of the old-fashioned Lithuanian maggidim. Ferber was a prolific writer, mainly on homiletic but also on halakhic subjects" (Encyclopaedia Judaica). The Bragadini firm's near-monopoly on Hebrew printing in Venice was broken in 1631 by Giovanni Vendramin, though his press amalgamated with the Bragadini house in the course of the 18th century. With lovely architectural woodcut title page. Vinograd, Venice 1462. Occasional faint foxing and minor dampstaining. An extremely good copy with distinguished provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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