Jungreis Family Collection. Signature of the Gaon Rav Yaakov Berlin from Fiorda, Author of "Be'er Yaakov" ...
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Jungreis Family Collection. Signature of the Gaon Rav Yaakov Berlin from Fiorda, Author of "Be'er Yaakov" on the Mateh Yosef Responsa, Constantinople Edition.
Mateh Yosef Responsa - Two Volumes, by the Gaon Rav Yosef Halevi, Av Beis Din of Egypt.
Volume 1: Constantinople 5477  103 pages.
Volume 2: Constantinople 5486  , 101 pages.
Signature on title page: "Zchor Eleh L'Yaakov, known as Yaakov Berlin".
The great Gaon Rav Yaakov Berlin (5468-5510) Of the great Geonim of Fiorda and a Rosh Yeshiva in Fiorda. Disciple of the Gaon, the "Shev Yaakov". A friend and comrade of the Gaon, the Zichron Yosef, who testifies that he was the "lion of the group". The Be'er Yaakov and the Zichron Yosef refer to each other many times in their writings (see "Hayeshiva Harama BeFiorda" part 1, pages 446 and 62). Two of his writings have been published: Be'er Yaakov and Zichron Yaakov.
27 cm. Cut off a little at margins, a few moth holes. Bindings a bit loose. In good condition.
Stamps of ownership from the Rabbinical families of Schwartz and Jungreis.