Berditshov: Ba-Defus Shel H. Y. Sheftil, 1906. Hardcover. Item #37019
Period boards, 8vo, 154 pages, 18cm. In Hebrew. Title translates to “Weights and Measures: For Torah Lessons that are Written and Oral. Coins, Measurements, and Weights from Conversations and Times - Arranged Alphabetically. ” Rav Sheftel (1844-1905) was Galician rabbi who, rubbed shoulders with the likes of Chaim Berlin and Abraham Kahana. As Kahana writes in the introduction, Sheftel possessed great knowledge of the Torah and Talmud and was respected by those who studied with him. OCLC lists two copies worldwide (JTS and Ohio State) . Pages are browning and becoming brittle, but still in good shape. Repair to binding. Overall Good Condition. (HEB-48-25).