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LOT 204:

Manuscript & marginalia in the hand of the famous Gaon Rabbi Betzalel Ransburg. Sefer Beer Yaakov, Furth 1767 ...

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Manuscript & marginalia in the hand of the famous Gaon Rabbi Betzalel Ransburg. Sefer Beer Yaakov, Furth 1767, Special wide margined copy.


Sefer Beer Yaakov, First edition Furth 1767.


Specially printed copy with very large margins. 40X23 C''m.


Bound in is a 11 sided manuscript index on the whole of Sha''s, in the hand of the Famous Gaon Rabbi Betzalel Ransburk of Prague.


There are also 8 marginal notations in his hand, two of which are signed.



Harav Betzalel Ransburg (1762 – 1821) was one of the greatest Talmudists amongst the scholars of Prague. He was a disciple of the Noda B'Yehuda who held him in high regard and was part of his beit din as a dayan .He was a sage of Prague who became famous in his generation as a gadol.


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] Ransburg. In his eulogy the Chasam Sofer praises him: “famous gaon and holy tzaddik of virtually unmatched caliber.”


Excellent condition, later quality binding.


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