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Lot #    17217
Auction End Date    3/13/2007 11:05:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Bigdei Shesh
Title (Hebrew)    בגדי שש
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Solomon Samama (Shemama)
City    Livorno (Leghorn)
Publisher    Elijah Benamozegh and Partner
Publication Date    1866
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [3], 217 ff., 311:205 mm., light age and damp staining, wide margins, stamped and signed by former owners. A good copy loose in the original boards.
   Only edition of these halakhic novellae on three Turim of the Shulhan Arukh by R. Solomon ben Samuel Samama (Shemema). This volume is on Orah Hayyim, Yoreh De’ah, and Even ha-Ezer. Although R. Samama also wrote on Hoshen Mishpat those novellae was not printed and the manuscript, as stated in the introduction, was believed to have been lost. A copy has since been found in the library of R. Moses Raphael Lehmann. Bigdei Shesh was brought to press by R. Samama’s grandsons, R. Isaac and R. Solomon Samama. The work was edited by the distinguished R. Hayyim Lombaroso and R. Nissim Tuviano. There is an introduction from the editors, followed by the text in two columns in rabbinic type.

R. Solomon ben Samuel Samama (Shemama, d. 1855) was the son of the renowned kabbalist, R. Samuel R. Solomon ben Samuel Samama (Shemama), author of Keren ha-Zevi. R. Solomon Samama was known for his acuity and diligence in Torah, not spending an idle moment not learning. He is reputed to have spent equal time with his quill, writing novellae, approximately thirty books being attributed to him. Only four of his works are known today, and of those only Bigdei Shesh was published.

Paragraph 2    ... סובב הולך על שלשה טורים... ארח חיים יורה דעה ואבן העזר... פעלת... ר' שלמה שמאמא זלה"ה... המדפיס והמגיה... אליהו בן אמוזג ... בשנת ש'ל'ו'ם' ר'ב' ל'א'ה'ב'י' תורתך

דף [3-2,א]: הקדמת המסדריס והמגיהים על הרב המחבר ... חיים לומברוזו ...נסים טובייאנא.

   CD-EPI 0170729
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica