Auction 10 July 28, 2021 / י"ט אב, תשפ"א
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Handwritten Marginalia by Rabbi Betzalel Ransburg on Pardes Dovid. Zoltzbach, 1786.

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Handwritten Marginalia by Rabbi Betzalel Ransburg on Pardes Dovid. Zoltzbach, 1786.


Numerous handwritten marginalia on Pardes Dovid by Harav Betzalel Ransburg of Prague. in his annotations Harav Betzalel discusses and challenges some of the authors novella and writes his opinion and novella. as well as many corrections to citations in the sefer.  on page 178 he signed with his name " Betzael R"b' [Ranshburg] and on page 175 a comment begins  "omar Betzalel".

Pardes Dovid,  Torah novella arranged according to the weekly Torah portion by Harav Dovid Dishbek of Furth.

Harav Betzalel Ransburg (1762 – 1821) was one of the greatest Talmudists amongst the scholars of Prague. He was a disciple of the Noda B'Yehudah and refers to him as his teacher and Rabbi in these glosses (see p.178A). The Noda B'Yehudah likewise held him in high regard.

Harav Ransburg authored Horah Gaver and Pischei Nida among other works.
Famous for his notes on the gemara which were published in the Vilna shas known as Hagaos Hara"b [Betzalel] Ranshburg. In his eulogy the Chasam Sofer praises him: “famous gaon and holy tzaddik of virtually unmatched caliber.”

Zoltzbach, 1786. First Edition. [2], 143 Leaves. Page size: 34cm. Good condition, new binding.



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