Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Yalkut Rashi - Anthology of Rashi in Two Parts Illustrated with Illuminating Notes

Kansas City: Quality Printing and Publishing Co., 1942. Second edition. Hardcover. 4to. 676pp. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine; gilt-stamped vignettes on spine. An anthology of 4100 choice selections from the medieval Jewish scholar Rashi. The selections are organized in 141 chapters and have been culled from the following works: Commentaries to the Bible, the Babylonian Talmud, the Midrash, the Liturgy, Responsa to the sages of France and Lorraine, The Book of Light, The Vineyard, Siddur Rashi, Machzor Vitri, Issur V'heter, Shibbolei Haleket, and Hophes Matmonim. Furthermore the anthology includes a poem by his contemporary Abraham Ibn Ezra and brief statements by medieval and renaissance scholars on Rashi's personality and works. Originally published in 1939. Text in Hebrew. Binding lightly bumped at head and tail of spine. Inked name of previous owner and notes on inside of front cover. Very light age-toning of endpapers and foredge, minor throughout block. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #37128

Price: $75.00

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