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Lot #    14382
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 1:41:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Me-Mizraim ve-ad Hena
Title (Hebrew)    ממצרים ועד הנה
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Jacob Israel ben Eliezer Malkov
City    Tel Aviv
Publisher    Ahdut
Publication Date    1922
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 64 pp., octavo, 198:140 mm., wide margins, usual age staining. A very good copy bound in the original title wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   On all that occurred to the inhabitants of Erez Israel from the beginning of World War I until the present by R. Jacob Israel ben Eliezer Malkov. A brief paragraph from the author on the verso of the title page, in place of an introduction, states that it was Malkov’s intention to entitle the work Sefer Zikkaronot, which was certainly suitable to it. All that is related in it, from the perspective of a critique, or of praise, or about any person, is in no way an exaggeration, and many men alive today were witness to them. All that is related is true. Below is a list of the books chapters, being the departure from Jerusalem; coming to Egypt; departing Egypt; not to be believed; and these are the guilty. The text follows in a single column in square letters. Me-Mizraim ve-ad Hena begins on Thursday, the 5th day of Hanukkah, 1914 and continues describing the events that occurred from that day. Me-Mizraim ve-ad Hena is an eyewitness description of events in Erez Israel during the first World War and its immediate aftermath, at a time when the foundations for the state of Israel were being prepared by an eyewitness. On several occasions the author frequently quotes from Jewish sages indicative of a religious perspective, and in the final chapter quotes sources on the coming of the Messiah.
          
Paragraph 2    מאמרים... על כל מה שעבר על תושבי ארץ-ישראל מיום התחלת המלחמה העולמית בשנת ותרעד [תרע"ד] הארץ עד היום הזה, מאת יעקב ישראל ב"ר אליעזר מלכוב... יפו...
          
Reference
Description
   BE mem 2134; CD-EPI 0302607
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica