[Book List]  

PLEASE NOTE: All bidding for the auction currently underway
at our new website at www.virtualjudaica.com/

Bidding Information
Lot #    14077
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 11:09:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Shir Zahav - Sonetto a Mario Foa
Title (Hebrew)    שיר זהב
Author    [Only Ed.] Jacob Eliezer Laidi Tiriski
City    Livorno (Leghorn)
Publisher    (Belforte)
Publication Date    1934
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 4 pp., octavo, 200:135 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in later cloth boards.
   Bi-lingual Hebrew-Italian celebretory verse on the occasion of the bar-mitzvah (March 17, 1934) of the author’s grandson by Jacob Eliezer Laidi Tiriski סט"א (Spehardi Tahor Italian). The entire work is attractively printed in blue ink on a light yellow paper. The front page states that it is Shir Zahav sonetto A Mario Foa. The inner leaf in facing Hebrew and Italian states that it is for the my grandson, Michel Eliezer Moses Foa (Mario Foa) born in Naples on his entering into mitzvot. It is verse for Shabbat Kodesh Vayikra and Rosh Hodesh and the month that He blessed me with peace. The Hebrew text is comprised of four stanzas, the first two of four lines the second two of three each, with the initial letters forming the name of the bar mitzvah boy. The first stanza begins, Who is as G-d, creator of heaven and earth// individual and source of live, none like Him . . .
Paragraph 2    עמ' [2]: "לנכדי מיכאל אליעזר משה פואה יצ"ו יליד נאפולי ... בהכנסתו למצות ... בש"ק ויקרא ור"ח [וראש חודש] ... ש[נת] ב'ר'כ'ו'נ'י' ל'ש'ל'ו'ם' [תרצ"ד] לפ"ק. שיר זהב". השיר פותח: מי כאל בורא ארץ ושמים. חתום: יעקב אליעזר לאידי טידיסקו. בעמ' [3] "סוניטו" באיטלקית. בראש העמוד: Napoli, 17 Marzo 1934.
   CD-EPI 0321230 - No copy in JUNL
Associated Images
2 Images (Click thumbnail to view full size image):
  Order   Image   Caption
  1   Click to view full size  
  2   Click to view full size  
Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
Other:    Poetry
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Italian
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica