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LOT: 211

Chochmat Shlomo, Maharshal—copy of Rav Shimshon Wertheimer, the Sar of Vina.

Commentary by Rabbi Shlomo Luria, the Maharshal, on the Shas. Copper-engraved illustrations. Printed by Meshulam Zalman, Zulzbach, 1755. Page before the cover has the handwritten signature of Rabbi Shimshon Wertheimer (1658-1724), who served as chief rabbi of Hungary and Moravia, and rabbi of Eisenstadt. He was also an Austrian financier, court Jew and Shtadlan to Austrian Emperor Leopold I. He was born in Worms, the son of Joseph Josel Wertheimer, and received his education at the yeshivas of Worms and Frankfurt am Main.Considered the richest Jew in Austria during his time. | Dark pages, 120 pages. 20cm. Generally good condition.
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