Berlin et.al. Soncino, 1936. Limited Edition. Softcover. 1/1000 copies printed for the members of the "Soncino Gesellschaft der Freunde des Jüdischen Buches" [Soncino-Society of the Friends of the Jewish Book].
4to. 365pp. Original brown wrappers with black illustration to cover and black lettering ["Responsen des Ez Chajim"] to spine. Fore- and bottom page edges untrimmed. German abstracts of 953 extant responsa ["she'elot u-teshuvoth in Hebrew, abbreviated shu"t]. Originally published in "Peri Eitz Chaim/ Peri Ez Hayyim" [Fruits of the Tree of Life] , the Hebrew periodical of Amsterdam's renowned Sephardic Yeshiva [Talmud Academy] "Ets Hayim", founded in 1616 as a center for all of Sephardic Jewry. The periodical was published between 1691-1807 and gives a detailed view on Jewish life in Amsterdam of the time. With a Hebrew and a German index. Some staining, scuffing to wrappers. In German, with some Hebrew references. In overall good+ condition. g. Item #16346