Chico, California: Scholar's Press, (1985). First edition. Softcover. 8vo. 441pp. Green paper wrappers. An authoritative work on the Jewish guidelines for handling produce according to the laws of kashrut. In-depth description of how produce is designated as peah, or suitable for consumption. Discusses grape cleaning, rules for the poorman's tithe, regulation of labor in the sixth year, as well as field work during the sabbatical year. An amazing volume of all things kosher related to agriculture from growing produce, selling produce and tithing. Wraps slightly creased. Very good condition. vg. Item #24100
Alan J. Avery-Peck is a professor of Jewish studies at the College of Holy Cross, specializing in early rabbinic literature.