MISHNEH TORAH [THREE VOLUMES ONLY, OF SIX]
Shanghai : Va`ad Ha-Defusah Torah-Or, 1943-1945. Item #38290
First Shanghai edition. Original boards. 8vo. Vol. Nashim-Kedushah is 256, 72, and 222 pages. Vol. Hafla’ah-Zeraim is 274 and 198 pages. Vol. Nezikin-Shoftim is 140, 128, 268, and 216 pages. Publication of this Mishneh Torah edition was made possible by a donation of Rabbi Zvi Efron, to whom a tribute is made. Published by the exiled Mir Yeshivah, one of the only yeshivas to survive as a whole body. In terms of the learning, yeshiva students say this was the most productive period ever, as they had nothing else to do other than sink into the study of the Rambam and the Talmud. This book of the Rambam was edited by the heads of the yeshiva during its years in the exile in Shanghai. SUBJECTS: Rambam – Holocaust – Displaced Persons. OCLC lists one copy at JTS. Very light wear to boards. Pages are browning. Text is very clean overall, but very lightly faded in some areas. Overall Very Good Condition. (RAB-60-22).