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Lot #    10502
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 11:04:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Shaot de-Rabbanan
Title (Hebrew)    '
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Solomon ben Judah ha-Kohen
City    Constantinople
Publisher    Isaac de Castro & Sons
Publication Date    1829
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 102 ff., 275:200 mm., wide margins, usual age and damp staining. A very good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Responsa from R. Solomon ben Judah ha-Kohen. The title page has a decorative border and begins, This is the book of the generations of [a great] man (Genesis 5:1) The Jews had light (Esther 8:16) It was as if his hands had eaten from the tree of knowledge, picking wisdom and Torah. The title page is dated from the verse, and he shall begin to save Israel (589 = 1829) (Judges 13:5). The text follows, in two columns, set in rabbinic type excepting headers and initial words, which are in square letters. Within the responsa section are novellae by R. Solomon. On 87a begin discourses for Shabbat ha-gadol and a eulogy. The book concludes with an attractive tail-piece. Shaot de-Rabbanan is printed on a fine white paper.

R. Solomon ben Judah ha-Kohen was born in Izmir, where he served as the rav. He died in 1827. Among his other works are Mazel Shaah (1812), Yafeh Shaah (1813), Horat Shaah (1818), Shaat ha-Kosher (1819), and Shaat Razon (1820).

          
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Reference
Description
   Vin Constantinople 679; Yaari, Constantinople p. 232 n. 509; CD-EPI 0140867
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
  
Subject
Responsa:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica