Or Yisrael [responsa, including those from]

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Lot 168

Or Yisrael [responsa, including those from]

FIRST EDITION. THE ONLY HEBREW BOOK PRINTED IN CLEVES ff.120 (i.e.118). Lightly browned. Modern vellum. 4to Vinograd, Cleves 1

Cleves: The Widow Sizmann 1770

Est: $300 - $400
Deals primarily with the Cleves Get controversy, a causes célèbres of the 18th century that came to involve most of the great rabbinic adjudicators of the day. The work includes opinions by Jacob Emden and Ezekiel Landau. This copy with pp.31-2 present, usually removed due to the severity of language against the Rabbinate of Frankfurt a/Main. See Carmilly-Weinberger, pp. 168-70