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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
   Only edition. [4], 106 ff., octavo, 207:157 mm., wide margins, usual age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
   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.

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