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Lot #    13988
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:25:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Shevet Mussar
Title (Hebrew)    שבט מוסר
Author    [Kabbalah] R. Elijah ha-Kohen ha-Itamari
City    Constantinople
Publisher    Jonah ben Jacob Ashkenazi
Publication Date    1735
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   274 ff., 202:159 mm., usual age staining, old hands on title, wide margins. A very good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
   Kabbalistic moral and ethical text oft reprinted and translated in many languages.

R. Elijah b. Abraham Solomon ha-Kohen ha-Itamari (b. 1729) was born in Smyrna, where he was educated and became a homiletic preacher. His opposition to Shabbetai Zevi and his associated earned him much grief at home. He is best remembered for his ethical work Shevet Mussar, which has seen numerous edition (to this date) and been translated into many languages.

Paragraph 2    שנת יפ'ד'ה' א'ת' ישראל לפ"ג

פרידברג רושם בטעות: ת"ק. דף רכו-רכז: מכתב מאת ר' משה ב"ר יואל מוילנא ז"ל.

   CD-EPI 0110272
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Listing Classification
18th Century:    Checked
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
Other:    Ethics
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica