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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
   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
   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.

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