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Lot #    16483
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 11:36:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Recueil sur la question de savoir:
Author    [Community]
City    Amsterdam [Paris?]
Publisher    Cellot
Publication Date    1761
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Second edition. Two parts in two volumes. 189:110 mm., Vol. I: pp. (2), 8, 275. Vol. II: pp. (2), 444, (3). 8vo., wide largely unopened margins, light age stains. A very good copy bound in contemporary wrappers. Historiated initials and headpieces.
   Title: Recueil sur la question de savoir: Si un Juif marié dans sa religion, peut se remarier après son baptême, lorsque sa femme Juive refuse de le suivre & d’habiter avec lui. [“Collection of legal opinions regarding the question: If a Jew is married in his religion, may he remarry after his baptism, when his Jewish wife refuses to follow him and live with him.

Barakh Levi of Haguenau (Alsace region), a converted Jew, subsequently known as Joseph-Jean-Francois Elie Levi, wished to marry a Christian woman while his Jewish wife (Mandel Cerf) yet lived. The case was analyzed in great depth by several experts in French jurisprudence.

   Szajkowski 516 (first edition, 1759, only)
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Listing Classification
18th Century:    Checked
France:    Checked
History:    Checked
Language:    French
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica