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Lot #    12603
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 12:06:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Nahlat Shimon
Title (Hebrew)    נחלת שמעון
Author    [Kabbalah - Hasidim] R. Simeon Ashkenazi
City    Polonnoye
Publication Date    c. 1820
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Partial first edition. [48] leaves, 184:153 mm., blue paper, light age staining, stamp on title, title & 2 later ff. trimmed with small loss. A good copy bound in modern half leather and marbled paper boards.
   Hasidic insights on the five books of the Pentateuch. With important approbations (issued for the first edition). The author (circa 1740-1802) was rabbi of Dobromel, and for many years was known simply as “the righteous one.” His revealed and hidden Torah novellae were destroyed in a fire his students and Hasidim, however, transcribed some of his teachings from memory and published them after his passing.
Paragraph 2    ...ואזרנו כגבר חלצינו לאדפוסי. ... פעם שנית בתוספת ביאור על כמה פרשיות אשר נחסרו בהדפסה ראשונה ... דהיינו בראשי' חיי שרה ויצא וישלח ויחי בא בשלח תרומ' צו שמיני ברכ' ... לזאת העתקנו על הפרשיות הנ"ל מספר ... רב ייבי שחיבר הרב ... יעקב יוסף מ"מ דק"ק אוסטרהא ... תחת ממשלת ... הקיסר ... אלקסנדר פאוולאויטש ...
   Vinograd, Polonnoye 118; CD-EPI 0112325
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
Blue Paper:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica