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Lot #    17410
Auction End Date    3/13/2007 12:42:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    She'ilot u-Tshuvot
Title (Hebrew)    שאלות ותשובות
Author    [First Ed.] R. Jehiel Bassan
City    Constantinople
Publisher    Jona b. Jacob Ashkenazi
Publication Date    1737
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition. [1], 89 ff., 291:180 mm., wide margins, usual light age and damp staining, few minor wormholes, stamp. A very good copy bound in modern half cloth and marbled paper boards, rubbed.
   Responsa by the Chief Rabbi of Constantinople. R. Jehiel b. Hayyim Bassan (c.1550-c.1625) was born in Rhodes and studied in his father's Yeshiva. His erudite scholarship came to light when he moved to Constantinople, where he eventually served as Chief Rabbi for 14 years.
Paragraph 2    הכינם וגם חקרם ... כמוהר"ר יחיאל באסן זלה"ה ... הביאו לבית הדפוס ... כמהר"ר יצחק באסן נר"ו יאיר והוא נין ונכד להרב המחבר ...
   CD-EPI 0115333; Rosanes, Turkey, Part 3, p. 72
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Listing Classification
18th Century:    Checked
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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