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Lot #    13919
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 2:02:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ta’ir Neri
Title (Hebrew)    תאיר נרי
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Nissam Raphael Isaac Zurianu
City    Izmir (Smyrna)
Publisher    Isaac Samuel de Sagura
Publication Date    1875
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [2], 117 ff., 330:202 mm., wide margins, light age and damp staining. A very good copy bound in contemporaryhalf marbled paper over boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Responsa from R. Nissam Raphael Isaac Zurianu, Chief Rabbi of Aden. The title page has a decorative border and states that it is to give to all inquiry, “between plea and plea” (Deuteronomy 17:8). The title is from “For you will light my candle (ta’ir neri)” (Psalms 18:29). The responsa are called by that name because within its value is an allusion to the names of the author. The title page is dated, “I will show the salvation of אראנו בישע (640 = 5635 = 1875) God” (Psalms 50:23). There is an eight paragraph introduction from the author’s son, Hayyim David Zurianu, in which the initial word of each paragraph begins ha-Yom. The text is in two columns in rabbinic type excepting headers and initial words which are in square letters. Orah Hayyim (1a-12b) is comprised of three responsa; Yoreh De’ah (12b-47b) of seven responsa; Even ha-Ezer (47b-57b) of three responsa; and Hoshen Mishpat (57b-107a) of eleven responsa. There are novellae on M. Kamma an likkutim. The volume concludes with an index of sources.
          
Paragraph 2    ... שאלות ותשובות. יורה יורה... ראש... איידין יוזיל חיסאר... אבי... ר' נסים רפאל יצחק צורייאנו זלה"ה (גם ברכות... למגיה ודורשה מסדר המערכה... ר' רחמים נסים יאודה די שיגורה)...

דף [2]: הקדמת בן... המחבר, ר' חיים דוד. בספר מפוזרות הערותיהם של בן המחבר ושל ר' יצחק ן' נאחמיאש, הראשון שהעתיק את הספר מתוך כתב-יד והשני שעבר על העתקה. בספר הרבה תשובות מחכמים אחרים.

          
Reference
Description
   BE tav 9; Yaari, Areshet I p. 176 no. 218; CD-EPI 0160668
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
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Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica