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Erekh Shai, R. Solomon Leib Tabak, Sighet 1891

ערך ש"י - Only Edition

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  • Lot Number 51227
  • Title (English) Erekh Shai
  • Title (Hebrew) ערך ש"י
  • Note Only Edition
  • Author R. Solomon Leib Tabak
  • City Sighet
  • Publisher דפוס מענדיל ווידער
  • Publication Date 1891
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 1899163
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Physical Description

Only edition, [1], 165, [8] ff., folio, 375:228 mm., light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in later boards, rubbed.


Detail Description

R. Solomon Leib Tabak (1832–1908), Hungarian posek. Born in Sziget of humble parents, Tabak was a pupil of R. Abraham Judah ha-Kohen Schwartz in Beregszasz. He served as head of the bet din of R. Jekuthiel Judah Teitelbaum and continued in that office for many years after Teitelbaum's death.

He was the author of a number of books, all with the title Erekh Shai: a commentary on the four parts of the Shulḥan Arukh (5 vols., 1891–1909); talmudic novellae (1910) on the Pentateuch (2 vols., 1912–1928) and on the Books of the Prophets and Hagiographa (1932); as well as two volumes of responsa, Teshurat Shai (2 vols., 1905–10). Nearly all his works were reprinted in a photocopy edition in New York from 1965 on.


Hebrew Description


על חו"מ, אשר חברתי ... שלמה יהודה בהמנוח ר’ פסח צבי זלה"ה מק"ק סיגעט ...



J.J. (L.) Greenwald (Grunwald), Zikkaron la-Rishonim (1909), 45f.; idem, Maẓẓevat Kodesh (1952), 43f.; N. Ben-Menahem, Gevilei Sefarim (1947), 20f.; idem, in: Sinai, 25 (1949), 202–4; EJ; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000133683