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Lot #    35017
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 12:23:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Zera Ya’akov
Title (Hebrew)    זרע יעקב
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Jacob Shealtiel ben Judah Nino
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Zuckerman
Publication Date    1912
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [2], 114 ff. quarto 240:190 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
   Only edition of these discourse, novellae, and responsa by R. Jacob Shealtiel ben Judah Nino. The brief text of the title page describes R. Nino as a godly and holy kabbalist and informs that Zera Ya’akov was brought to press by his son, R. Meir Nino of Tiberius. There is an introduction by R. Meir Nino and then the text. On the recto of the final leaf is an attractive illustration of Tiberius and on the verso a depiction of the western Wall. The initial discourses are on the virtue of zedakah, to discourses on Eretz Israel, on zaddikim, nahim zikaneous, for a bar mitzvah, and many additional discourses. The novellae are on the Torah and other Kings. The volume concludes with the responsa and correspondence with R. Hayyim Samuel ha-Kohen, av bet din of Tiberius and R. Abraham Zevi ha-Levi, the Ashkenazi dayyan of Tiberius. .
Paragraph 2    מאת הרב... יעקב שאלתיאל ניניו ... יצא לאור ע"י בנו הרב... מאיר ניניו... מתושבי... טבריא...

דרושים, הספדים, חידושים ותשובות. דף קסה ואילך: חליפת מכתבים (שאלות ותשובות) בין ר' חיים שמואל הכהן [קונורטי], אב"ד טבריה וחמיו של המחבר, ובין ר' אברהם צבי הלוי, דיין האשכנזים בטבריה.

   BE zayin 543; CD-EPI 0152472
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Israel:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica