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Lot #    16568
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 12:18:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Havat Yair
Title (Hebrew)    חות יאיר
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Abraham Porto
City    Venice
Publisher    Pietro, Aluise & Lorenzo Bragadin
Publication Date    1628
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 40 ff., 204:150 mm., usual light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in modern half leather boards.
   Sayings and parables following the Alpha Bet. The Author, R. Abraham b. Jehiel ha-Kohen Porto, was a member of an Italian family prominent during the 16th and 17th centuries. Its members were scattered in various Italian towns, notably Mantua, Venice, Verona, and Rome. The family originated in Germany, from the Rafa (Rabe, "raven") family, which settled in the town of Porto in the province of Verona, and from which the noted Rapoport family was descended.
Paragraph 2    חברו... ר' אברהם בכמהר"ר יחיאל כהן פורט ז"ל. וכלם פרפראות (ונוטריקון... על סדר אלפא ביתא) מיוסדים על מאמרי חז"ל... לכבוד... ר' שמואל חיים בסאן מווירונה תלמיד... ר' שמואל מלידולה...

הסכמה: ר' יהודה אריה ממודינא, ר' שמחה לוצאטו ור' נחמיה ב"ר ליב סארוואל, ויניציאה, יב תשרי שפ"ט.

   CD-EPI 0157313
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Listing Classification
17th Century:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica