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Thursday, 24.5.18 , King George 43, Jerusalem
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LOT 064:

Yalkut Shimoni – Early edition. Partially missing copy – with ancient Mizrahi glosses and signatures

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$ 180
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24/05/2018 at Moreshet

On the last Prophets and Ketuvim (Jeremiah, Ezekiel, the Twelve Prophets, Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Daniel, Ezra, and Chronicles). One of the early editions, with glosses and signatures in ancient Mizrahi handwriting. Yalkut Shimoni by Rabbi Shimon HaDarshan includes midrashim and aggadot of Chazal, including many midrashim that were lost over the years, such that the work is the text preserving them. Its date of composition is unknown, but it is believed that it was written at the beginning of the 13th century. Stains and moth marks, pages are falling apart (they are given in nylon in a binder). Binding, cover page, and a number of other pages are missing. [94] page. 28cm. Generally ok condition.