Divrei Rivoth [“Matters of Disputes”: responsa]

AUCTION 31 | Tuesday, December 13th, 2005 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Hebrew and Other Printed Books

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Divrei Rivoth [“Matters of Disputes”: responsa]

Second Edition. Title within woodcut architectural arch ff. 198 (i.e. 200). Light stains in places, lower corner of leaves frayed not affecting text, slight worming. Modern morocco. Folio Vinograd, Venice 703; Habermann, di Gara 88; Adams I-177

Venice: Giovanni di Gara 1587

Est: $500 - $700
Important collection of 430 responsa. The author (1510-1584?), Rabbi of the Lisbon Jewish congregation in Salonika, was a disciple of R. Joseph Taitatzak and a colleague of R. Samuel de Medina, author She’eloth u-Teshuvoth MaHaRaSHDa”M. Adarbi many times takes exception to the latter’s rulings. See EJ, Vol. II, col. 254. Accompanied By: ANOTHER COPY: Isaac Adarbi, Divrei Rivoth. Scattered scholarly marginalia. On title and again on f.20r. signature of former owner, “Aaron Altaras.” ff. 194 (of 198). Light stains, minor worming. Modern vellum. Venice, 1587