Lot 56: Manuscript of a Halachic Composition of Responsa - Handwritten and Signed by the Author Rabbi Yosef HaLevi of Meknes, With Signatures of Beit Din Members - Meknes (Morocco), 1850-1857

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November 15, 2016, 5:00 PM GMT
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Description: Two large volumes - notebooks of responsa, by R. Yosef HaLevi, with additions and signatures of other members of the Beit Din, and copies of responsa of Fez sages and other Moroccan rabbis. Meknes (Morocco), 1850-1857. Manuscript, handwritten by the author, with many signatures of the author and of the Beit Din members. Names of rabbis, with their signatures on various places in the manuscript: R. Matityahu (son of R. Yitzchak) Birdugo, R. Avraham Amar (1811-1871), R. Yehuda Toledano, R. Shlomo Eliyahu Ben-Tzur, R. Refael Ibn Tzur (died 1991), R. Machluf Buzaglo, R. Shlomo Chalva'a, etc. Contains copies of letters of responsa by Fez and Moroccan sages: R. Yedidya Monsoneigo (1800-1968), R. Videl HaTzorfati (1797-1857), etc. These responsa were written by three or four people: Some are handwritten by the author and signed by Rabbi Yosef HaLevi himself. Some were written by the Dayan Rabbi Yehuda Toledano and some by a third scribe [perhaps, R. Shlomo Chalva'a]. Almost all the responsa are signed by R. Yosef HaLevi, with many additions on the margins and between the lines in his handwriting. Many of the responsa are queries or approval of the rulings and signatures, in the handwriting of the aforementioned Beit Din members. This is a complete hitherto unprinted composition, a halachic book of responsa by an eminent Meknes Dayan from the mid-19th century. Two volumes, approximately 21 cm. About 200 written pages + many blank pages. Thin high-quality paper. Overall good condition. Few leaves with ink-erosion damages affecting the text and paper. Some of the glosses and additions of Rabbi Yosef HaLevi on the margins are slightly cutoff. New bindings.
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