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Lot #    32327
Auction End Date    12/20/2011 11:00:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Zevi Ge’on Ya’akov
Title (Hebrew)    צבי גאון יעקב
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Zevi Jacob Oppenhaim
City    Riga
Publisher    [Hutner]
Publication Date    1929
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [2], 4, [3]-184 pp. folio 340:225 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original printed title over boards.
   Only edition of these responsa and novellae by R. Zevi Jacob ben Michael Isaac Oppenhaim. The title page describes Zevi Ge’on Ya’akov as responsa, novellae, and explanations of sugyot ha-Shass and the poskim. It relates that R. Oppenhaim was the admor, gaon, gadol, and prince of the Torah. R. Oppenhaim, currently av bet din of Kelme, served as av bet din in several communities in Eastern Europe,. At the beginning of the book is R. Oppenhaims’ introduction in which he gives his family’s genealogy Zevi Ge’on Ya’akov covers a variety of subjects beginning with writing Stam (Sefer Torah, tefillin, and mezzuzot) and Gittin for women, followed by such subjects as Bal Tosef, sefekot rov and hazakah, bittul issurim, the position of the Rambam concerning sefeka d’Oraissa who decides from the Torah leniently, the prohibition of doing business with prohibited items, and the Rambam concerning a king and the nations of the world. There are fifty-three such responsa, followed by novellae on Talmudic tractates.
Paragraph 2    שאלות ותשובות, חדושים וביאורים בסוגיות הש"ס והפוסקים, מאת ... ר' צבי יעקב אפענהיים זצוק"ל האבד"ק קעלם. יצא לאור ע"י בית מסחר והוצאת ספרים של בית הרי"ל ז"ל הוטנער מו"ץ בורשה ... הוטנער, ורשה,

4 עמ': צבי וצדיק; הקדמה ותולדות המחבר, מאת בנו ר' שמואל בנדט אפפענהיים. ראינו טופס שבו נדפסו שנית הדף הראשון (השער) והדף האחרון. מן השער החדש נשמט שם המוציא לאור. כן חלו שינויים בסוף הספר. מעבר לשער נשמט שם המדפיס ובשער צויין דפוס אחר: ריגא, דפוס "Splendid". בדפוס זה נדפסו רק שני דפים אלה.

   BE Zaddi 13; Glick, Kuntress ha-Teshuvot p. 901:3141; CD-EPI 0108199
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Latvia
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica