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Lot #    12569
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 11:49:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ha-Ach Nafsheinu
Title (Hebrew)    האח נפשנו
Author    [Medical - Kabbalah] R. Abraham Shalom Hai Hamoi
City    Izmir (Smyrna)
Publisher    Isaac Samuel di Sagura
Publication Date    1870
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [4], 106 ff., octavo, 207:157 mm., wide margins, usual age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Remedies and prescriptions selected from numerous holy works by R. Abraham Shalom Hai ben Raphael Hamoi. The title page has a decorative frame and is dated, “His mouth is most sweet ממתקים (630 = 1870)” (Song of Songs 5:16). Its lengthy text describes its contents and informs that it sources are “sockets of fine gold” (Song of Songs 5:15), that is, midrashim and the Talmud. There are approbations from R. Hayyim Palaggi and R. Abraham Ashkenazi. R. Hamoi’s introduction followsand then the text, set in a single column in rabbinic type. Ha-Ach Nafsheinu is arranged alphabetically. There are several charts (diagrams), including one entitled Goral Daniel ha-Navi. There is also material concerning dreams, afflictions and eight entries on wine (46a-b), including one on how to avoid become inebriated when drinking or whiskey. Reference Description
          
Paragraph 2    ... ליקוטי בתר ליקוטי... אמרות... מאלף עד תיו... לסובלי חולאים... כה דיבר... אברהם חמוי... שנת חכו מ'מ'ת'ק'"י'ם'

סגולות בסדר אלף בית.הסכמות: ר' חיים פאלאג'י, אזמיר, אייר תרכ"ז; ר' אברהם אשכנזי, ירושלם, תמוז תרכ"ט.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0138209; BE alef 3
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
Other:    Medical
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica