23 June 1999
UZIEL BEN JEHIEL MICHEL, of Catzbach (= Luzhanka; 17th century). Subject index to Choshen Mishpat in alphabetical order. MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER
[Central or Eastern Europe, 17th century]
4o (195 x 140 mm). [14 blank ] + 172 + [10 blank] leaves (probably imperfect, see contents). Modern lead pencil foliation. Dark brown ink. Ashkenazic semi-cursive script. Numerous marginal annotations, including references to the commentators on Shulchan Arukh. (Some corners restored, edges somewhat frayed, old speckling.) Modern dark brown blind and gold-tooled brown morocco, two modern paper flyleaves at back and front.
Fols. 1r-155v: text; 156r-172v: indexes and additions, some blank pages.
The text is only known from this manuscript. It begins in the middle of letter 'bet'.
REFERENCES: Neubauer, no. 20, p. 8; Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, Jerusalem, F 4689.
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