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Lot #    14087
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 11:14:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ohel Yizhak
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Hayyim Isaac ben Joseph ha-Kohen
City    Salonica
Publisher    Mordecai Nahman and David Yisraeligah
Publication Date    1800
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition [2], 134,[9], 52, 4, [2], 2, 5-32, 35-48, [2] ff., folio, 292:200 mm., wide margins, usual age and damp staining, old hands. A very good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Only edition of these responsa, halkhic novellae, on the Rambam and discourses from R. Hayyim Isaac ben Joseph ha-Kohen. The title page has a frame made up of florets typical of Salonika imprints and states that it is, This is the book of the generations of man (Genesis 5:1), it turns about continually (Ecclesiastes 1:6) on the four Turim, which I have cherished and brought up (Lamentations 2:22), according to the pace of the work (33:14). It describes the contents and that the work was entitled Ohel Yizhak for in it one can behold the beauty of the Lord (Psalms 27:4). It is dated with the verse, Then Isaac sowed in that land (Genesis 26:12). Tehre is an introduction from the son of the author, comprised of ten paragraphs, the first nine beginning with Yizhak and concluding with Yzhak. Below the second page is a woodcut, unusual for Salonika, of two cherubim about a crown. The first part of Ohel Yizhak is the responsa on all four parts of the Shulhan Arukh, concluding with a detailed index. It is followed, with new foliation, of the part of Ohel Yizhak, novellae on the Rambam, encompassing the laws of blessings loans, borrowing and lending, pleader (toein), and childbearing, concluding with a detailed index. Next are hirty discourses, with an index divided bewteen responsum twenty-six and twenty-seven and after responsum thirty.
          
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Reference
Description
   BE alef 784; CD-EPI 0138332
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
  
Subject
Responsa:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica