Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 250 - $ 300
Sold for $ 244
Including buyer's premium

Responsa on the four sections of the Shulchan Aruch by Rabbi Ezra Malki, Av Beit Din and lecturer in Rhodes.

Specifications: [2], 115, [1] leaves. 32 cm. First edition.

Background: Rabbi Ezra Malki was the son of the famed rabbi and doctor, Rabbi Refael Mordechai Malki (the father-in-law of the "Pri Chadash" and Rabbi Moshe Chagiz). They left on a fundraising mission to the Diaspora and he was appointed rabbi of Rhodes at its conclusion. He served there until his death in 1778. His printed works include Malki Bakodesh, Shemen La'Meor and Einot Mayim.

Condition: Very fine-excellent.

Books printed in Constantinople and Izmir