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Lot #    22431
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 12:53:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Rosh Mashbir - Part II
Title (Hebrew)    ראש משביר ח'ב
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Joseph Modiano
City    Salonica
Publisher    Sa'adi Halevy Ashkenazi
Publication Date    1840
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [2], 102 ff., 292:198 mm., light age and damp staining, old hand and stamp on title. A good copy bound in later boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Responsa on the Hoshen Mishpat, volume II (volume one was printed 20 years earlier), by R. Joseph Modiano (c. 1714-1781). He lived at Salonica at the end of the eighteenth century. He belonged to a family originally from Modena, Italy, the descendants of which are prominent in financial and industrial enterprise in Salonica. He corresponded with R. Hayyim ben David Abulafia, rabbi of Smyrna. Modiano published two works: Uryan Telitai (Salonica, 1795) and Rosh Mashbir, responsa (2 vols., ib. 1821 and 1840). The former is a collection of novellæ on various Talmudic treatises by R. Nahmani, Ibn Migash, R. Yom-Tob b. Abraham, R. Samuel Isaac of Salonica (18th cent.), and by R. Modiano himself. The latter work was published posthumously. He passed on in Salonica.
          
Paragraph 2    ... על סדר ד' טורים... דמסיק שמעתתא אליבא דהלכתא... הרב... ר' יוסף שמואל מודיאנו זצ"ל

חלק ב: על ח"מ. דפוס סעדי הלוי אשכנזי בן בצלאל הלוי, שנת פ'ע'ו'ל'ת' צד'י'ק [ת"ר]. [2], קב דף. דף [2]: הקדמת המשתדל, ר' רפאל אשר קוב'ו. חלק ב: התשובה האחרונה, סימן עב, היא של ר' שאול ב"ר יצחק מודיאנו.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0146752; JE
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
  
Subject
Responsa:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica