Teshuvoth Harav [responsa]

AUCTION 1 | Thursday, November 14th, 1996 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 183

Teshuvoth Harav [responsa]

FIRST EDITION. Title within ornate woodcut border ff.282 (of 303), unpaginated, apparantly lacking all preliminaries (contents and erratum), some dampsoiling along lower corners not affecting text, final leaf worn with loss of few letters, marginalia, old calf-backed boards, worn, folio. Sold not subject to return Vinograd, Constantinople 193; Yaari, Constantinople 145; Adams I-179

Constantinople: Eliezer Soncino 1545-46

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
Spanish Halachic authority whose responsa exercised considerable influence and were indeed one of the pillars upon which the Shulchan Aruch rested (see EJ, IX 32-33). This work was originally sold in single gatherings and was in fact the last book printed by Eliezer Soncino in Turkey