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Bidding Information
Lot #    12749
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 1:19:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Shevet Mishor
Title (Hebrew)    שבט מישור
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Isaac Farhi
City    Belgrade
Publisher    Serbia
Publication Date    1838
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 64 ff., 8vo., 146:114 mm., light age staining, nice margins. A very good copy bound in the original half leather boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Ethical work by a well-known member of the Farhi family of financiers and benovelent supporters of Jewish charities. R. Isaac b. Solomon Farhi (1782-1853), was a Jerusalem native and the author of Tuv Yerushalayim (Jerusalem, 1842), Zekhut ha-Rabbim (Constantinople, 1829), Imrei Binah (Bilagrado, 1837), Zekhut u-Mishor (Smyrna, 1850), Zuf Devash (Leghorn, 1849), Shevet Mishor (Belgrade, 1837), Matok la-Nefesh (Constantinople, 1828), Marpe la-Ezem (Constantinople, 1830), Musar Haskel (Constantinople, 1830), and Minei Metikah (Leghorn, 1848); sermons for the Sabbath. The second work with its own title page covers the the geography and qualities of Erez Israel and Jerusalem. Final 2 ff. concerning Shemita (seventh year of rest) in Ladino.
          
Paragraph 2    להוכיח... וליסר את עצמי ואת אחרים... אני הצעיר יצחק פרחי... איסטאמפארייאה דיל פרינציפי דילה סירבייאה, בשנת ל'ה'ג'י'ד' כ'י' י'ש'ר' ה' ל'א' פחות ו'ל'א' יותר
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0159091
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Serbia
  
Subject
Other:    Ethics
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica