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Lot #    6787
Auction End Date    3/2/2004 12:06:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Levov David
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [The Devash Copy] R. David Muati
City    Leghorn
Publisher    Solomon Belforte & Partners
Publication Date    1860
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [2], 105 ff., 290:190 mm., wide margins, old hand on title, light dampstaining. A very good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
Paragraph 1    The copy of R. David b. Shimon, the Moroccan born founder of the Jerusalem Kollel Ha'Maravim.
   Novellae on Maimonides Mishneh Torah by R. David ben Samuel Muati. The title page has an attractive border about the text. The author informs that the Lord put in my heart to write that which went up in my heart, to comment on the words of the Rambam. R. Muati has entitled the work Levov David for And David was the youngest (least) (I Samuel 17:14). The title page is dated " (5820=1860). The introduction follows and then the text, which is in two columns in rabbinic type, excepting headers and initial words. The subject matter covered includes matrimonial matters, divorce, yibbum and halitzah, naarah besulah, Sotah, prohibited relationships, prohibited foods, and shehitah. The final page is verse in three columns, which has the header, And David spoke to the Lord the words of this song in the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand (II Samuel 22:1) of iron and his son from the sword. The volume is attractively printed on a clear fine paper.

R. Muati was also the author of Yad David, novellae on tractate Nidda (Alger, 1853); Yosif David, homilies (Leghorn, 1856); and Kiddushei David, novellae on Seder Kodshim (Leghorn, 1851).

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   Vinograd, Leghorn 1198; Zedner p. 360; CD-EPI 0147077
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
Halacha:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
Autographed:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica