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Lot #    15409
Auction End Date    9/5/2006 10:25:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Pras Avot
Title (Hebrew)    פרס אבות
Author    [Avot - Only Ed.] R. Abraham Abele ha-Kohen
City    Lvov (Lemberg)
Publisher    Israel Elimelekh Stend
Publication Date    1865
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [6], 46, 15 ff., folio, 315:215 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
   Responsa, novellae, and commentaries from R. Abraham Abele ben Haim Meir Zev ha-Kohen Zelenfreind. The title page describes it as an explanation of Sabi de-bei Asuna (Bekhorot 8b); Derabba bar bar Hannah, Pirkei Avot, and Birkhei Nafshi, responsa and other material written by R. Zelenfreind. The title page notes other works by the author, and lists several generations of his ancestors and the works they authored. It informs that R. Zelenfreind is currently av bet din in Zolsitch. There is an approbation from R. Saul ha-Levi Nathanson. Followed by two columns of verse, the initial letters forming an acrostic of the author’s name. Next is R. Zelenfreind’s introduction and prefatory remarks from R. Levi Bienenstock and R. Samuel ha-Kohen. The text is in two columns in rabbinic type. Sabi de-bei Asuna is followed by responsa, novellae, the commentary on Pirkei Avot. Foliation begins anew with the second part of Pras Avot, which includes Birkhei Nafshi.
Paragraph 2    פירש על מאמר סבי דבי אתונא ומאמר דרבה בר בר חנה ופרקי אבות וברכי נפשי ושו"ת וחלוקים אשר חברתי ... אברהם אבלי בא"אמ"ו ... מוה' חיים מאיר זאב הכהן ז"ל ... בן ... מוה' יצחק אברהם הכהן ז"ל ... בהגאון ... מוה' דוב בעריש כ"ץ ז"ל ... בתוך עמי אנכי יושב כעת אבד"ק זאלאשיץ ...

הסכמה: ר' יוסף שאול הלוי נאטהנזאהן, לבוב, ל"ד לב"י [יט אייר] תרכ"ד.

   BE peh 818; CD-EPI 0132583
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Halacha:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
Other:    Avot
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica