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Lot #    35335
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 2:23:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Tunis - Ma’aseh Bet Din
Title (Hebrew)    מעשה בית דין
Author    R. Calfon Moses Kohen
City    Djerba
Publisher    David Adyan
Publication Date    1915
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 67, 20 ff. octavo 165:115 mm., light age staining. A very good copy not bound.
   Collection of responsa from the rabbis of Tunis to inquiries received from the rabbis of Djerba by R. Calfon Moses ben Shalom Judah Kohen. Ma’aseh Bet Din was published without a title-page. The first text page has a frame at the top with the book-title and below a brief description of its contents, stating that in it are many ma’asiot bet din from the geonim of the sages and rabbis of Tunis, earlier and later sages. Immediately below is the text beginning with entries on Rabbi Aaron Peretz. Ma’aseh Bet Din is a compilation of resposa, the names of the authors of each account appearing at the end of the entry. There are fifty-one entries, followed by a small work, also without a title-page, Be-Yad Moshe, a collection of annotations and glosses, halakhot and responsa by R. Zakein Moses Magiz, concluding with Avel Moshe and Zikhron Moshe.
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נדפס בלא שער. תשובות רבני תוניס לשאלותיהם של רבני ג'רבה. הובאו לדפוס על ידי ר' כלפון משה הכהן, שהערה שלו החתומה 'המ"ך [הצעיר משה כהן]' נמצאת בדף לג,א. נדפס עם ספר "ביד משה" מאת ר' זקן משה מאג'וז. פרטי הדפוסת מהספר הנ"ל.

   CD-EPI 0201261
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Tunis
Halacha:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica