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Lot #    10633
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 1:23:34 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Marpe le-Am
Title (Hebrew)    מרפא לעם
Author    [Medical] Dr. Heinrich Friedrich Paulizky
City    Zhitomir
Publisher    Abraham Shalom Shadatov
Publication Date    1868
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [34], 184; [6], 118, [4], 119-23; 36 pp., 205:136 mm., wide margins, usual age staining, pp. 17-18 torn lacking lower half. A good copy bound in later cloth, rubbed and taped.
   Remedies and cures by Dr. Heinrich Friedrich Paulizky. Marpe le-Am is in three parts, the first two with individual title pages. The first title page states that it is sound advice to maintain one’s health, teaching how to maintain health against illness and proper cures for the sick, with minimal and safe medicine, but particularly healthy practices. Marpe le-Am is written for a wide audience that understands the language, even if they are not familiar with medical terms, in order that they be able to realize sound advice and cures for illnesses. It is also valuable for anyone involved in the mizvah of bikur holim or pekuah nefesh, particularly in a location where there is no doctor. The author, Dr. Friedrich Paulizky from וועצלאר in פרייסין, wrote the in Gerrman and it was translated into Polish in Vilna with the approval of leading academic physicians. It is now translated into Hebrew for the benefit of the Jewish people. By Judah Bezalel ben Zev Wolff Eliasberg. Latin terms have also been translated into Hebrew. There is a long introduction, divided into five chapters, followed by a detailed table of contents, and the text, which is in a single column in square letters. The text is divided into nine chapters, each with numerous subheadings. Part two is divided into four chapters and numerous subheadings. The pagination is this part is falulty. The final part, in thirteen chapters, deals with medicines.
Paragraph 2    כולל עצות טובות לכלכל הבריאות, למוד הנהגה ושמירה לבריאים לבל יחלו ודרכי רפואה לפני החולים... חברו הרופא פרידריך פויליצקי ממחוז וועצלאר בארץ פרייסין בלשון אשכנזי, ונעתק ללשון פולניא בעיר ווילנא... ועתה נעתק ללשון עברי לתועלת בני ישראל, מאת יהודה בצלאל ... עליאשבערג... ועתה העתקנו כל המלות שבכתב לטיין על כתב עברית... חלק א-ב.

מאמר תמים דעות (חלק ג) לא נדפס, כנראה, בהוצאה זו. ראינו טופס ובו שער שונה: ... ועתה העתקנו כל המלות שבכתב לטיין על כתב עברית... הובא לבית הדפוס ע"י הר' מיכאל לוי פרומקין וע"י הר' מרדכי סקאמאראווסקי. חלק א: [33], 184 עמ'. חלק ב: [6], 118, [4], 36 ;123-119 עמ'. 36 עמ': "לוח התרופות". בחלק ב ספירת עמודים משובשת. התרגום הפולני נדפס בשנת 1828.

   BE mem 3664; CD-EPI 0179755
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Other:    Medical
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica