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Lot #    26271
Auction End Date    3/23/2010 11:13:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Pekudat Elazar
Title (Hebrew)    פקודת אלעזר
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Elazar b. Jeremiah Loew
City    Satu Mare
Publisher    Meir Leib Hirsch
Publication Date    1931
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [10], 196 ff. folio 320:195 mm., usual age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in later boards.
   Talmudic and halakhic novellae by R. Elazar ben Jeremiah Loew. The title pages lists R. Loew’s illustrious lineage and is followed by a lengthy introduction by R. Benjamin Ze’ev Loew, son of the author, recounting the family lineage in great detail. Next is the zeva’ah (testimony) of the author and then the text of Pekudat Elazar, set in two columns in rabbinic letters. The first part of the book are detailed responsa on varied halakhic subjects followed by the Talmudic novellae.

R. Elazar ben Jeremiah Loew (1839-1917) was born in Topol'cany. His father served as rav of Ohiel, and in 1874 R. Loew succeeded his father in that position, serving there as av bet din for twelve years. He next was av bet din in Ungvar, where he also had a large number of disciples.

Paragraph 2    על סוגיות הש"ס ושו"ת מכבוד... אאמו"ר... אלעזר לעוו זצללה"ה אבדק"ק אוהעל ואונגוואר... בן... מו"ה ירמיהו... בן... מו"ה בנימין וואלף... בן... מו"ה אלעזר... בן... מו"ה ארי' ליב... בן... מו"ה פנחס זעליג זללה"ה (זכיתי להוציא לאור ... בנימין זאב לעוו)...

דף [9-2]: אמתחת בנימין; הקדמה, מאת ר' בנימין זאב לעוו, שהוסיף גם הגהות והערות בפנים הספר. ההקדמה כוללת גם תולדות המחבר. דף [10]: צוואת אאמו"ר. דף [קמ]-קפג,ב: שאלות ותשובות פקודת אלעזר. בסדר ארבעה חלקי השולחן הערוך. דף [קפג,ב]-קצא: קונטרס... אשר כתבו אאמו"ר... בהיותו בן יד שנים... וקראתיו בשם 'מזכרת אהבה'.

   Cohen, Sages of Hungary, pp. 408-09; CD-EPI 0142817
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Rumania
Halacha:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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