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Bidding Information
Lot #    5545
Auction End Date    9/16/2003 12:40:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Shailot Utshuvot
Title (Hebrew)    שאלות ותשובות
Author    [First Ed.] R. Jehiel Bassan
City    Constantinople
Publisher    Jona b. Jacob Ashkenazi
Publication Date    1737
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. [1], 89 ff., folio, 305:208 mm., wide margins, usual light age staining. A very good copy loose in contemporary full leather boards, rubbed and split.
          
Detailed
Description
   Responsa.

R. Jehiel b. Hayyim Bassan (c.1550-c.1625) was born in Rhodes and studied in his father's Yeshiva. His erudite scholarship came to light when he moved to Constantinople, where he eventually served as Chief Rabbi for 14 years.

          
Paragraph 2    הכינם וגם חקרם ... כמוהר"ר יחיאל באסן זלה"ה ... הביאו לבית הדפוס ... כמהר"ר יצחק באסן נר"ו יאיר והוא נין ונכד להרב המחבר ...
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0115333; Rosanes, Turkey, Part 3, p. 72
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica