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Lot #    14378
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 1:39:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Mussar Av
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Only Ed.]
City    Livorno (Leghorn)
Publisher    Moses Yehshua Toviano
Publication Date    1819
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 16 pp., octavo, 210:120 mm., wide margins, usual light age and damp staining. A very good copy bound in the original marbled paper wrapprs.
          
Detailed
Description
   Bi-lingual Hebrew Italian ethical admonition form a father to a son. The title page, in Hebrew only, states that it is a kunteres of thirteen principles, founded for a For Torah and for testimony (Isaiah 8:20), right ordinances (Nehemiah 9:13). It is instruction of wisdom (Proverbs 1:3) for the young of the children of Israel, tender children (Genesis 33:13), pure and unsullied. The title page is dated with the verse, hat they are the seed which the Lord has blessed (Isaiah 61:9). The text follows in two columns, the inner vocalized Hebrew, the outer Italian. Mussar Av is comprised of ethical statements from the Bible organized thematically. This copy is pristine, not having been used, as some of the pages are still attached at the top.
          
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Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0147064
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Italian
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica