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Lot #    12912
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 10:10:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Yismah Levav
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Isaiah Simeon Hayyim Obadia
City    Djerba - Sefrou, Morocco
Publisher    Haddad
Publication Date    1952
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [8, portrait], 134, [1] ff., folio, 305:200 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards.
   Halakhic novellae (responsa) on all four parts of the Shulhan Arukh by R. Isaiah Simeon Hayyim Obadia [Sephardi Tahor]. The title page informs that it is halakhic rulings on various subjects arranged according to the order of the Arbaah Turim, as God has graced me, not by my sword, nor by my bow, the bows of the mighty men (I Samuel 2:4). It is dated, Moses commanded us a Torah (712 = 1952) (Deuteronomy 33:4). The verso of the title page has a brief statement from the the author and informs that the book can be purchased from Rebbi David Obadia Rabbin Delegue, Sefrou (Maroc). Next is an oval photograph of the author, giving his birth date as 28 Iyyar 5632 (Friday, May 19, 1871). R. Obadias lengthy introduction follows, beginning with verse, prefetoru remarks from R. Jacob Hai Zarihan, and the authors son R. David Obadia [Sephardi Tahor]. There is a list of the sponsors of publication, and then the text in two columns in rabbinic type. There are eighteen simanim for Orah Hayyim, forty six for Yoreh Deah, forty for Even Ha-Ezer, and twenty one for Hoshen Mishpat, all detailed, reflecting R. Obadias great learning and erudition. There is a detailed index at the end of the volume.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Tunis
Novellae:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica