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Lot #    14291
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 12:55:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Mareh Moshe
Title (Hebrew)    מראה משה
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Moses ben Isaiah Furst
City    Ujpest
Publisher    Avigdor Katzburg
Publication Date    1932
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [6], 201, [1] pp., folio, 330:190 mm., wide margins, usual age staining, stamps. A good copy bound in later boards.
   Forty-five responsa on all four parts of the Shulhan Aruch and novellae from R. Moses ben Isaiah Furst. The title page describes it as responsa with pilpul, halakhic novellae and explanations of subjects in the Talmud. There is and introduction from the author’s son, R. Isaiah Furst, who was an av bet din in Vienna, a listing of the responsa, and then the text, which is in two columns in rabbinic type. The responsa consist of 1-7 on Orah Hayyim, 8-31 on Yoreh De’ah, 32-41 on Even ha-Ezer, and 42-45 on Hoshen Mishpat. The novellae, which begin on p. 152, are on tractates Ketubbot, Gittin, and Shevu’ot. The volumen concludes with errata.

R. Furst was born in Warsavr, Hungary in 1815. He learned by R. Zevi Hirsch Heller, and married the daughter of R. Abraham Elijah Moses Katz, rav of Petzel. From 1850, he served as Rav in Marash-Varashali, where he also headed a yeshiva. He was considered among the leading rabbis of central Europe in his time, consulting with and consulted by rabbis in Hungary, Galicia, and Transylvania.

Paragraph 2    ... שאלות ותשובות... וחידושים וביאורים בסוגיות הש"ס... הניח אחריו ברכה הרב... רבי משה פירסט זצ"ל שהי' רב דק"ק מאראשוואשארהעלי...

הקדמה מאת בן המחבר ר' ישעיה.

   Areshet V pp. 270-77; BE mem 3571; CD-EPI 0158176
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Hungary
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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