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Lot #    10666
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 1:49:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Bet Menahem
Title (Hebrew)    בית מנחם
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Mordecai Michael Jaffe
City    Krotoszyn
Publisher    Dov Ber Manish
Publication Date    1834
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [6], 66, [2] pp., 212:175 mm., old hands and stamps on fly and title, usual age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Paragraph 1    First Hebrew book printed in Krotoszyn
          
Detailed
Description
   Novellae and responsa divided in four parts. There is an introduction from R. Jaffe, and then the text, in two columns, set in rabbinic type excepting headers and initial words.

R. Mordecai Michael ben Menahem Mendel Jaffe (d. 1868) was among the leading students of R. Akiva Eger (1761-1837) and served as Av Bet Din in שניידמיהל and, in his later years, as Rav of the klaus in Hamburg. He also wrote responsa on all four parts of the Shulhan Arukh.

          
Paragraph 2    חברתיו ... מרדכי מיכאל בלאא"מ מוה' מנחם מענדל זצ"ל יפה מלפנים אבד"ק זדון וכעת אבד"ק שמיגעל ...

ארבעה שערים, הנחלקים לפרקים, בדיני ספיקות ובראשם תשובות אחדות בעניינים שונים. הספר הראשון שנדפס בקראטאשין. עיין: ארשת, א, תשי"ט, עמ' 262.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0136576
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Novellae:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica