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Lot #    22023
Auction End Date    11/18/2008 12:05:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Derekh Nesher
Title (Hebrew)    דרך נשר
Author    [Polemic - First Ed.] R. Samuel Heller
City    Safed
Publisher    Dov Ba’er
Publication Date    1865
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition. [1], 14 ff., octavo 198:130 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy not bound.
   Derekh Nesher, by the dayyan R. Samuel ben Israel Heller, is on the kashrut of birds with five fingers that was brought to Safed from Russia and Austria and includes a pesak din from R. Abraham Teomim. R. Heller was also the author of Toharot ha-Kodesh, Koved ha-Melakhim, Refu’ot ve-Segulot, and Sha’ar Perisha. This is the first edition of Derekh Nesher.

Bound in are the first 8 of 40 ff. of Kiddushat ha-Erez (Jerusalem 1870), by R. Moses ben Hayyim Wortmann (Koznitser, d. 1874), deals with the holiness of the land, based on verses from the Bible, Talmud, midrashim, Pesikta, Sifre, Zohar, and other works. This is the only edition of Kiddushat ha-Erez. R. Wortmann, a resident of Jerusalem, was also the author of Seder le-Derekh, Rommemot Nishmat Yisrael

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   BE daled 1202; CD-EPI 0127328
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Polemics:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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