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Lot #    10624
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 1:07:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Hadar Ezer
Title (Hebrew)    הדר עזר
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Isaac ben Joseph Shrem
City    Izmir
Publisher    Aaron Joshua de Sigora
Publication Date    1865
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. [2], 141 ff., 305:190 mm., wide margins, usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary half leather and marbled paper boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Super-commentary on R. Abraham Ibn Ezra on the Prophets and Writings by R. Isaac ben Joseph Shrem. This volume, part two, is on Isaiah through Ezra. Part one was, apparently, never printed. The title page has a decorative frame and, in addition to stating that it is a commentary on the language of the Ibn Ezra lists those works of R. Shrem already printed. The title page is dated “in the majesty of holiness בהדרי קדש (625 = 1865)” (Psalms 110:3). There is an approbation from R. Hayyim Mordecai Labaton, R. Moses Sutton, R. Isaac Antebi, R. Repahel Samuel Nehmad, R. Abrham Laniado, R. Saul Dweck, and R. Shalom Casby. The author’s introduction follows, and then the text, in two columns in rabbinic type, excepting headers and initial words.

R. Isaac ben Joseph Shrem (d. 1872) was among the distinguished sages of Aleppo. He devoted his life to the study of Torah and worthy causes. A prolific writer, his works, in addition to Hadar Ezer, include Be’er Yizhak (Leghorn, 1864) in the Ibn Ezra’s commentary on the Torah; Likuttei mi-Pardes (Aleppo, 1873) on spiritual development according to pardes; Likkutei ha-Hakhamim (Aleppo, 1873), collected teachings on Genesis through Leviticus; Pi ha-Be’er (Jerusalem, 1878) on Mizrahi’s commentary on the Torah; and Likkutei Amarim (Aleppo, 1873). His novellae were published in Jerusalem in1928.

          
Paragraph 2    (והוא ח"ב לספרי באר יצחק) ... ביאורים על לשונות ... הראב"ע [ר' אברהם אבן-עזרא] ... על נביאים ראשונים [לא נדפס] ואחרונים [ישעיה ותרי עשר בלבד. וכתובים, פרט לדברי הימים] ... ממני ... יצחק שרים ... שנת ב'ה'ד'ר'י' ק'ד'ש'

הקדמת [הסכמת] רבני ארם צובה: ר' חיים מרדכי לבטון, ר' משה בכמהר"י [יוסף] סתהון, ר' יצחק ענתיבי, ר' רפאל שלמה נחמד, ר' אברהם לאניאדו, ר' שאול עזרא דויך הכהן ור' שלום כאסכי, שבט תר"ך.

          
Reference
Description
   BE heh 502; Sutton, Aleppo, p. 325 no. 517; Yaari, Areshet I p. 159 no. 135; CD-EPI 0171810
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
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Subject
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Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica