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Bidding Information
Lot #    7385
Auction End Date    6/8/2004 1:02:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Otzar Nehmad
Title (Hebrew)    אוצר נחמד
Author    [Ms.] R. Ephraim b. Moses Zvi, Compiler
City    Bahsliv
Publication Date    1874
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   164 ff., 165:102 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, writtin in a beautiful Rashi script, two illustrated title pages, brown ink, bound in later cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Contains 331 sections, each with interesting customs of different communities in Erez Israel and the Diaspora. Includes hundreds of anecdotes, historical information, commentaries, and ethical compilations by eye witnesses who heard or experienced the anecdotes. Most of the work relates to contemporary affairs in Erez Israel during the lifetime of the author.

The author lived in Bahsliv -a small Jewish community in the Ukraine, near Kiev. The book was never printed.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Customs:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
  
Kind of Judaica