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The Babylonian Talmud. Translated into English with Notes, Glossary and Indices Under the Editorship of Rabbi Dr I. Epstein. Soncino Special Limited Anniversary Edition. 18 vols in 2 large box slipcases (set)

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The Babylonian Talmud. Translated into English with Notes, Glossary and Indices Under the Editorship of Rabbi Dr I. Epstein. Soncino Special Limited Anniversary Edition. 18 vols in 2 large box slipcases (set)

by EPSTEIN, I. (ed.)

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London: Soncino Press, 1978. ~FULL PAGINATION: xxviii, 444, 430 + xxxv, 864 + xv, 777, vii, 678 + xiv, 481, vi, 228 + xii, 198, viii, 224, vii, 202 + xlviii, 930 + xvii, 771 +xiv, 274, x, 300 + xv, 474, vii, 463 + xliv, 752, vii, 713 + xv, 842 + xvi, 862 + xiii, 412, viii, 122 + xli, 622, ix, 714 + xiv, 862 + xiii, 442, viii, 223, vi, 272, viii, 240, vi, 102, v, 54, v, 38, vii, 38 + xxviii, 548, 624 + xv, 749pp. ~Full burgundy cloth, blind decor to front board and spine; gilt Soncino Press emblem to rear board; gilt lettering to front board and spine. 8vos. Top edges dark red, very slightly faded towards spines; spines themselves unfaded. Burgundy endpapers, front free endpapers printed with contents list of full set. Burgundy cloth bookmarks, some slightly worn at ends. Original glassene dustwrappers in Near Fine condition to all vols, some very mildly edgeworn. In two original burgundy card slipcases (9 vols per slipcase) with gilt lettering to right side, in Very Good condition. Slight spotting to top slipcases; very mild edgewear to bottom corners and minor rubbing to rear. Loose cardboard separators for each vol, outer edges matching slipcase. Textblocks fresh and clear throughout. Minor abrasion to margin of Mo'ed vol. I, p. 657 (production error?). Contents (with dates of first publication): Zera'im (1 vol.) 1948; Mo'ed (vols. 1-4) 1938; Nashim (vols. 1-4) 1936; Nezikin (vols. 1-4) 1935; Kodashim (vol. 1-3) 1948; Tohoroth 1948; Index 1952. Complete 18-vol. quincentenary set. From front endpage of all vols: 'This Special Anniversary Edition of the Babylonian Talmud in English has been published by the Soncino Press and printed and bound at the Oxford University Press coinciding with the quincentenary of both houses'. A significant edition, here in Near Fine condition. ~Robust packaging. Overseas orders trackable on request. . Hardback. Near Fine/Near Fine. c. 800pp. per vol. Binding sound, text unmarked.

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Title
The Babylonian Talmud. Translated into English with Notes, Glossary and Indices Under the Editorship of Rabbi Dr I. Epstein. Soncino Special Limited Anniversary Edition. 18 vols in 2 large box slipcases (set)
Author
EPSTEIN, I. (ed.)
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Hardcover
Book Condition
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Publisher
Soncino Press
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1978
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c. 800pp. per vol

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