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Bidding Information
Lot #    21990
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 11:48:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Benjamin Wolf Eger
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר בנימין וואלף איגר
Author    [Ms.]
City    Lipnik
Publication Date    1789
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 234:187 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Letter by R. Benjamin Wolf b. Akiva Eger (d. 1795), uncle, mentor, and teacher of R. Akiva Eger and namesake of many descendants in the Eger and Sofer families. He was born in Bratislava and served as rabbi in prominent communities, finally Lipnik. His writings are recorded in the works of his nephew who quotes him many times.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Moravia
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica