Obj. ID: 35414
Jewish printed books Zivcho Zivchei Tzedek by Ya'akov ben Yehudah Weil, Amsterdam, 1745
The following description was prepared by William Gross:
This is a famous essay on the laws of ritual slaughter and the checking process connected with it. There are illustrations inside that show what damage to knives renders them unsuitable for use in ritual slaughter.
The Proops family was involved in the printing of Hebrew books in Amsterdam from the beginning of the 18th century. As the longest lasting such printing house in that city over generations, their publications spanned more than 150 years.