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May 8, 2018
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Ohr Zarua. Halachic decisions with responsa by Rabbi Yitzchak son of Rabbi Moshe of Vienna. Zhitomir 1862. Printed at the Shapira brother's press, grandsons of the rabbi of Slavuta, two parts. First edition.

The author was one of the leading earlier sages, a student of the RAVY"H and the R"I of Frish and rabbi of the Maharam MiRotenberg. The book's manuscript was found in the archives of Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Lehrin of Amsterdam, who bought it from a fisherman in Paris. The manuscript was miraculously saved after the boat in which it was carried sank to the depths of the sea. With approbations by the author of Chiddushei HaRim, Rabbi Yitzchak Elchanan of Kovno and others. Two parts with two title pages. On both title pages, the name of the book and place of printing appear in red ink.

[2] 232: 4, 184 pages, 37 cm.

New binding with gilt writing on the spine. Tear with lack on the last four pages on the upper left with damage to text - restored. Minor damp damage in the margins of the first leaves. Moderate-fine condition.