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Lot #    12978
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 10:43:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Orah Meshorim
Title (Hebrew)    ארח מישרים
Author    [First Ed.] R. Menahem ben Abraham Treves
City    Mulhouse
Publisher    I. P. Rissler
Publication Date    1858
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. [2], 184 pp., octavo, 203:135 mm., wide margins, usual age staining. A very good copy loose in contemporary boards, split.
          
Detailed
Description
   First edition of this compilation of halakhic decisions on ethical subjects by R. Menahem ben Abraham Treves. There are approbations from R. Solomon Zev ben Reuben Moses Klein and R. Raphael Veramsar, followed by R. Treves’ introduction. The heading of the introduction (mevo מבא) stands for the author’s initials. The text is organized alphabetically by subject. The halakhot is at the top of the page in square letters and concisely stated in clear language. Below the halkhot is a detailed commentary in rabbinic letters. At the side of the text references, for example, to Talmudic tractates. At the end of the volume is a table of contents listing the thirty five chapter entries, and then errata. The subject matter encompasses fear and love of G-d; respect for people, not to embarrass others; arrogance, not to be a tale bearer, not to lie, not to curse; acts of kindness; anger; vengeance and grudges; jealousy; advice; guile; not to mislead others; joy; transgression; Talmudic sages; and peace.
          
Paragraph 2    הוא פסקי וסידור הלכות [דעות ומידות]. ממקרא ודברי חכמנו ... אשר הכינתי אני ... מנחם ב'ה אברהם זללה"ה טריוש פקוד על משמרת הרבנות פה זולצבורג ...

הסכמות: ר' שלמה זאב ב"ר ראובן משה קליין, קאלמאר, ניסן תרי"ח; ר' רפאל וואורמסער, זולטץ [שיר תהילה].

          
Reference
Description
   BE alef 2580; CD-EPI 0134988
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica