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Lot #    19273
Auction End Date    11/13/2007 11:14:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Pilpulah shel Torah
Title (Hebrew)    פלפולה של תורה
Author    [Signed Copy] R. Nahman Shelomoh Grinshpan
City    London
Publisher    Sikora i Mylner
Publication Date    1935
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [4], xxiv, [3]-8, [2], [9]-64, [2] pp. octavo 236:165 mm., usual age staining, inscription on fly. A good copy loose in the original boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   On Talmudic methodology by R. Nahman Shelomoh Grinshpan (1878-1961). There is a half-title page that states it is on the historical development of that methodology from the earliest periods until the present time. The full title-page further informs that it is a summary of that development with examples from halakhic literature from all periods. Covered is the growth of Talmudic study methods in the east and west, in the yeshivot of Babylonia and the earliest Italian yeshivot and among the sages of France, and how spread throughout all centers of Torah. It identifies R. Grinshpan as Rosh Mesivta in the yeshivah in Leeds. It was brought to press by the book dealer M. L. Zilingold. There is a brief preface from Grinshpan, and then a much longer introduction in which he discusses earlier Talmudic methodology, concluding with a summary of the introduction. There is an index of the contents which is divided into twenty chapters.
          
Paragraph 2    קורות דרכי הפלפול והשתלשלותו מן התקופות היותר קדומות עד זמננו ... חלק א, ממני נחמן שלמה בן ... יעקב משה גרינשפאן ר"מ בישיבת ליעדז ...

חלק ב בשם "דברי ימי החילוקים" נדפס כמבוא לספרו "מלאכת מחשבת", לונדון תשט"ו.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0117986
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
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Subject
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Characteristic
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Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
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