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Lot #    21822
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 10:25:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Afse Arets
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Israel Ephraim Fischel Sofer
City    Munkachevo
Publisher    Menahem Klein
Publication Date    1899
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [12], 87, [1], 96, [1] ff. quarto 240:180 mm., wide margins, usual age staining. A very good copy bound in later cloth boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Only edition of these discourses on Bereshit and Shemot by R. Israel Ephraim Fischel Sofer (d. 1898). R. Sofer, one of the very last students of the Hatam Sofer, served for ten years as rabbi in Hajdunanas and for fifty years as av bet din of Nanas. He was a hasid of the Baal Yetiv Lev in Sighet and also served as admor with any coming to him for guidance. The title page informs that it was corrected and brought to press by R. Menashen Simhah Friedmann, son-in-law of the author. There are introductions by R. Friedmann and R. Naftali ben Zevi Schreiber, the authors brother, giving the familys history, and the authors zevaah, given by R. Shalom of Brezno. The text of Bersishit follows, and then, with a separate title page, that of Shemot, both in two columns in rabbinic lettes.. Part two was not printed on the remaining books of the Torah was not printed until 1911.
          
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Reference
Description
   BE alef 2474; Cohen, Hungary p. 379
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica