Philadelphia: Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning, 1947. Item #018797
Rabbi Agus received his Ph. D. from Dropsie based on this massive work. He later served as dean of the Harry Fischel Research in Talmudic Studies in Jerusalem. Vol. I, xxxiii, 392p, Digest of Responsa Text (Ora Hayym, Yoreh Deah, Eben Haezer) with details reflecting how the strict observance of the Talmud allowed Jews to maintain their traditions. Volume II, 1, 395-749 continues with Hoshen Mishpa and has a detailed series of appendices, glossary and bibliography. There is also an index to the Responsa. Bound in dark blue cloth, spine lettering giltA scarce set in very good condition.