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Lot #    35335
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 2:23:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Tunis - Ma’aseh Bet Din
Title (Hebrew)    מעשה בית דין
Author    R. Calfon Moses Kohen
City    Djerba
Publisher    David Adyan
Publication Date    1915
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 67, 20 ff. octavo 165:115 mm., light age staining. A very good copy not bound.
          
Detailed
Description
   Collection of responsa from the rabbis of Tunis to inquiries received from the rabbis of Djerba by R. Calfon Moses ben Shalom Judah Kohen. Ma’aseh Bet Din was published without a title-page. The first text page has a frame at the top with the book-title and below a brief description of its contents, stating that in it are many ma’asiot bet din from the geonim of the sages and rabbis of Tunis, earlier and later sages. Immediately below is the text beginning with entries on Rabbi Aaron Peretz. Ma’aseh Bet Din is a compilation of resposa, the names of the authors of each account appearing at the end of the entry. There are fifty-one entries, followed by a small work, also without a title-page, Be-Yad Moshe, a collection of annotations and glosses, halakhot and responsa by R. Zakein Moses Magiz, concluding with Avel Moshe and Zikhron Moshe.
          
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Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0201261
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Tunis
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica