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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
   [1] p., 234:187 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script, signed and dated.
   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
18th Century:    Checked
Other:    Moravia
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica