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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
Physical
Description
   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.
          
Detailed
Description
   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.

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