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[First Ed.] R. Hayyim Joseph David Azulai (Hida)
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First edition. , 32, 94 ff., 289:216 mm., light age and damp staining, old hand on title, wide margins. A very good copy bound in contemporary half cloth and marbled paper boards.
Collection of the Hida's work on halakha by R. Raphael Kalmari. R. Hayyim Yoseph David Azulai (known by his Hebrew acronym HIDA, 1724–1806), halakhist, kabbalist, emissary, and bibliographer. The Hida was born in Jerusalem; he was descended on his father's side from a prominent family of rabbis and kabbalists from Spain while his mother was a daughter of Joseph Bialer who had gone to Erez Israel with R. Judah Hasid in 1770. He studied under some of the outstanding Jewish scholars of his age including R. Jonah Navon, R. Isaac ha-Kohen Rapoport, and R. Hayyim ibn Attar. R. Azulai attained early eminence in Jewish studies and was regarded by the Jewry of the Ottoman Empire and of Italy as the leading scholar of his generation. He was highly esteemed, too, by the Jews of Germany, especially after the publication of his works.
יבא את כל הכס"ף המתוקן מפוזר ומפורד ברובי ספריו ... א"ח י"ד א"ה חה"מ ... שותיה דמר ... ר' חיד"א זצוק"ל ... קבצם [ר' רפאל קלאמארו] ... בחיבוריו ... חיים שאל ח"א וח"ב, מראית העין, פתח עינים, יוסף אומץ, ככר לאדן, ועד לחכמים ... בתוכה שירי שירים ...
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