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Lot #    14193
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 12:06:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Tsintsenet ha-Man
Title (Hebrew)    צנצנת המן
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Menahem Mann ben Eleizer Feyvish Una
City    Offenbach
Publisher    Israel ben Moses for Boneforte
Publication Date    1723
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [1], 3-47 ff., folio, 310:185 mm., wide margins, usual age and damp staining, stamps. A good copy bound in modern half cloth and marbled paper over boards.
   Only edition of this commentary of Talmudic aggadot by R. Menahem Mann ben Eleizer Feyvish Una. The title page, which is distinguished by a vignette at the top of the page with a ship (ark) in the center and a cherub on each side, as well as two devices, one in the center and one near the bottompof the page, states that in it can be found the reasons for ma’amrim as the taste of man (mannah). It was written by a man of Lissa and Mainz, son of the renowned Feyvish Una. It mentions his uncles, the author of Nahalat Binyamin and his borther, the court Jew, Yuda Berlin. It was brought to press b y the author’s son, R. Shalom Sofer of Mainz, and his brother Feivish, son-in-law of the noble Izik of Posen. It is dated with the verse, “[And the house of Israel called] its name Manna; and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers [made with honey] (Exodus 16:31). The verso of the title page has approbations from R. Jacob ben Joseph Reischer of Prague and R. Menahem Mendel Ashkenazi of Mainz. Below is the introduction of the author’s sons, and below that a large device consisting of a flower ewith a cherub smoking a pipe a (blowing bubbles). Nest is the test, in two columns, comprised of the gemarra in square letters,a nd the commentary following in rabbinic type. The vignette with the boat and cherubim are also at the top of this page. The test is accomppanied by marginal references.
Paragraph 2    ובו נמצא טעמי מאמרים [שבמס' סדר מועד, נשים, נזיקין עם הפנים של המאמרים] ... אשר חיבר ... ר' מנחם מן (המכונה מנלי) הדיין ... בק"ק ליסא ובווירמייזא בן ... ר' פייביש אונא שהי' אב"ד במדינת וועשט פולין. ובר אחתיה דהנהו תרי אחים ... בעל המחבר נחלת בנימין [ר' יצחק בנימין זאב וואלף מלאנצבורג]. ואחיו ... פ"ו [פרנס ומנהיג] ושתדלן יודא ברלין זצ"ל. והובא לבית הדפוס ע"י בני המחבר ... ר' שלום סופר ונאמן בק"ק ווירמייזא ואחיו ... ר' פייבש חתן ... ר' אייזיק בן ר' פילטא מק"ק פוזנא ... לפרט וש'מ'ו' מ'ן' והוא כז'רע גד לבן וטעמ'ו כצפיחית בדבש

הסכמות: ר' יעקב ב"ר יוסף רישר מפראג, מעץ, ז טבת תפ"א; ר' מנחם מענדיל אשכנזי, ווירמיישא, ו ניסן תפ"ג.

   BE zaddi 349; CD-EPI 0108016
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Listing Classification
18th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
Other:    Aggadah
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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