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Lot #    32621
Auction End Date    12/20/2011 1:27:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Mazil Nefashot
Title (Hebrew)    מציל נפשות
Author    [Liturgy] R. David Sabibi
City    Venice
Publisher    Vendramina
Publication Date    1743
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   31 ff., 8°, 168:115 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary paper over boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Rare work on prayers to be said at times of peril by R. David ben Judah Sabibi. The title, Mazil Nefashot, is from “[A true witness] saves lives” (Proverbs 14:25). The censors permission to print is at the bottom of the page. The book is set in square vocalized letters, excepting the introduction by R. Sabibi, which is unvocalized. Mazil Nefashot is comprised of Tefillat ha-Yam of the Ramban (R. Moses ben Nahman), Tefillat ha-Derekh of the Ramban, a prayer to be said at a time of plague, Tefillat Yahid of R. Eleazer ha-Kalir, a prayer to be recited when the Torah is taken out, by a person sitting in prison, concluding with a supplication. This is a small attractive volume, not to be found in most major collections.

R. David Sabibi’s name also appears on the responsa Toldot Adam of the Rashba, as having brought that work to press (Leghorn, 1657).

          
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Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0302839
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica