KARO, JOSEPH BEN EPHRAIMSefer Megine erets: ? al Shulhan ha-arukh Orah hayim; shem ha-ehad Magen David...Magen Avraham..."Ateret zekenim...Be'er ha-golah; hosafnu ba-zeh sefer Dagul me-Revavah...Hok Ya"akov...Pri hadash ve-'Even ha-"ozer.Wien, Hraschanzky, 1808.
344, 92 pp. Large 4į. Full leather binding with marbled endpapers *binding partly loosened, spine damaged, edges boards partly damaged, boards rubbed, endpapers not original, otherwise good condition*
Text in Hebrew. Joseph ben Ephraim Karo, also spelled Yosef Caro, or Qaro (1488 ? March 24, 1575, 13 Nisan 5335 A.M.) was author of the last great codification of Jewish law, the Shulchan Aruch, which is still authoritative for all Jews pertaining to their respective communities. To this end he is often referred to as HaMechaber (Hebrew: "The Author"?) and as Maran (Aramaic: "Our Master"