WEIL, Rabbi Ya'akov.

Sefer Shechitot U'Bedikot.

Stock Code
91302
Sefer Shechitot U'Bedikot.
[Book of Kosher Meat Preparation].
Mantua, Ya'akov Cohen of Gazulo (printer), 1556.
£45,000
A scarce edition of the fundamental book of ruling and laws of 'shechita' and 'trefot'. Only one other copy of this early edition on vellum is known to exist in the collection of the British Library.

'With glosses, printed in the name of Rabbi Avraham ben Peretz HaCohen' and Sefer Bedikot by Rabbi Ya'akov Weil, with glosses and 'laws of nikur of the meat according to Rashi'.

Shechita is the slaughtering of mammals and birds for food, also known as kosher slaughter. Trefa is food which does not satisfy the requirements of the Jewish laws of kashrut, meaning it is not kosher.

The book consists of two works Shechitot plural from Shechita and Bedikot meaning 'tests' or 'examinations' written by Rabbi Ya'akov ben Yehuda Weil one of the leading Ashkenazic Torah authorities and a disciple to the Maharil Ya'akov ben Moshe Levi Moelin a famous 14th century Talmudist . These works were first
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Description

16 leaves, (15.7 x 10.3 cm), printed on vellum; text in Hebrew; signatures and inscriptions of previous owners to pages. Preserved in a new solander box with gilt decoration.

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