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Lot #    21442
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 12:50:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Menuhah ve-Hayyim
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Masiad Madar
City    Djerba
Publisher    Boaz Haddad
Publication Date    1962
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 32, 48, 10, 20 ff. octavo 205:125 mm., light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards.
   Only edition of these discourses on the events of life by R. Masiad Madar. The title page describes Menuhah ve-Hayyim describes the book as being comprised, in the first part, of ethical reproof concerning the paths of life. The second part is eulogies on the righteous. Menuhah ve-Hayyim. Appended to the book is Geulat ha-Erez. The verso of the title page has a photograph of R. Madar (1928-59), followed by approbations from rabbis in Djerba, and an introductions from R. Madars students. Next is a list of those who assisted in publication and then the text, set in a single column. The first discourse, there are twelve, is for Yom Kippur, the eleventh is for the month of Tamuz, and twelve was for the month of Av but lost and could not be found. These are followed by the eulogies, numbered thirteen through forty-four, another lengthy discourse, and Geulat ha-Erez, which are massiot from Alarabi.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    North Africa
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica