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Lot #    17089
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 12:44:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Aggadah Ahat
Title (Hebrew)    אגדה אחת
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Jacob Samuel ha-Levi Trachtman
City    Odessa
Publisher    M. A. Belinson
Publication Date    1870
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [8], 152 pp., octavo, 204:130 mm., nice margins, light age staining. A vey good copy not bound.
   Only edition of this collection of essays previously published in Hebrew journals by R. Jacob Samuel ben Isaiah ha-Levi Trachtman (b. 1831). The journals in which these essay appeared are ha-Maggid, ha-Maeliz, ha-Carmel, ha-Zifera, and al-Hadas. There are forty three items, including some letters. Among the topics are life and death; the path of wealth; saying Shema; a cluster of grapes, introspection in prayer; two sages in the language of the Mishnah; two letters to explain a saying of the sages, and zot Hanukkah. There is a dedication page to his parents and then the text in a single column in square letters. Many of the essays are signed Jacob Ish Tam (“Jacob was a quiet man” (Genesis 25:27). The back wrapper is in Cyrillic.

R. Trachtman was also the author of a second book of essays, Or Torah (Warsaw, 1881).

Paragraph 2    והיא קבוצת מאמרים שונים אשר כבר באו בדפוס במכתבי העת העברים: המגיד, המליץ, הכרמל, הצפירה, ועלי-הדס, מאת יעקב שמואל בן ישעיהו טראכטמאן הלוי. אגדה ראשונה ...

בכמה מאמרים חותם: יעקב איש תם.

   BE alef 318; CD-EPI 0134864
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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