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Lot #    10615
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 12:58:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Yitav Lev
Title (Hebrew)    ייטב לב
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Hayyim David Hazan
City    Izmir
Publisher    Isaac Samuel di Shegura
Publication Date    1868
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [2], 128 ff., 310:218 mm., wide margins, usual light age and damp staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary half leather and marbled paper boards, rubbed.

R. Hayyim David b. Raphael Joseph Hazan (1790-1869), was born in Smyrna. At the age of 20 he went to Constantinople and in 1840 he was appointed rabbi in Smyrna. He settled in Jerusalem in 1855 and in 1861, succeeding R. Hayyim Nissim Abulafia, was appointed rishon le-Zion. He was also the author of Torat Zevah (Salonika, 1852), on the law of shehitah; Nediv Lev (2 pts. Salonika-Jerusalem, 1862–66), responsa; Yishrei Lev (ibid., 1870), various novellae; and other works in manuscript.

Paragraph 2    ... דרושים ... ידו פרש ... רבינו ... מלך ירושלים ראשון לציון ... מרן זקני ... ר' חיים דוד חזן נר"ו ... דברי ... אליהו בכור חזן ... אתן שנת דוד אשר ב'ח'ר'ת'"י' ב'"ו'

דף קט-קכח: קונטריס טוב לב ... במילי דדרשא ... דברי אליהו בכור חזן, נכד המחבר.

   BE 533; EJ; CD-EPI 0133501
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
Bindings:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica