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Lot #    11077
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 2:36:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hesed la-Alafim
Title (Hebrew)    חסד לאלפים
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Eliezer b. Isaac Papo
City    Salonica
Publisher    Orphans of Bezalel Ashkenazi
Publication Date    1841
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [4], 146, 149-156, 155-207 ff., 198:142 mm., wide margins, usual light age and damp staining, old hand on title. A very good copy bound in later boards, rubbed.
   Novellae treating the precepts of the Shulhan Arukh, Orah Hayyim. Published by his son Judah Papo with some additions.

R. Eliezer b. Isaac Papo, Bulgarian rabbi and author; born in Sarajevo, Bosnia; died in 1824. He held the office of rabbi in Silistria, Bulgaria, till his death. He led a religious life, taking little food, and restraining himself from every kind of pleasure; hence he was surnamed "the Saint" ("ha-Kadosh").

R. Papo was also the author of the following works: "Pele Yo'ez," rules of morality, in alphabetical order, in two parts (Constantinople, 1824; Bucharest, 1860); "Elef ha-Magen" (Salonica, 1828), containing sermons in the order of the sections of the Pentateuch; Several of his works remain in manuscript.

Paragraph 2    ... חדושי דינים על שלחן הטהור א"ח... תוכחות מוסר... פעולת... ר' אליעזר פאפו זצוק"ל... ויפה כח הבן... מיקירי ירושלים... ר' יאודה פאפו נר"ו שנה ופיר'ש והוסיף נופך משלו (ועוד... איזה פרטים והנהגות... עפ"י האר"י... לענין דינא)... שנה בא סי' תהלת'ו' בק'ה'ל' חס'ידים
   CD-EPI 0156497; Hazan, Ha-Ma'alot li-Shelomoh, p. 5b; Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 626; JE; Levinstein, Dor Dor we-Dorshaw, p. 20
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
Halacha:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica