Zera Emeth [responsa, with Talmudic novellae].

AUCTION 75 | Thursday, March 08th, 2018 at 1:00 PM
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Lot 189

Zera Emeth [responsa, with Talmudic novellae].

<<First Edition.>> Three volumes. Complete set. Previous owner’s marks. Modern non-uniform boards. Sm. folio.

Livorno, 1787, 1796 and Reggio:

Est: $400 - $600
Prominent posek R. Yishmael HaCohen (1724-1810) succeeded his brother R. David HaCohen as Rabbi of Modena - a notable center of rabbinic learning of 18th century Italy. R. Yishmael held the position of Rabbi and leader of Modena for decades, during which time his rulings were conclusive in all matters affecting Italian Jews.