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Lot #    19186
Auction End Date    11/13/2007 10:30:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Vayee’esof David
Title (Hebrew)    ויאסוף דוד
Author    [Only Ed.] R. David ben Behor Kassin
City    Jerusalem - Aleppo
Publication Date    1899
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [4], 204 (205-221 lacking) ff. quarto 200:150 mm., nice margins, usual age staining. A good copy bound in modern boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Discourses on the weekly Torah readings by R. David ben Behor Kassin. Included, as they occur during the year, are discourses on the festivals. Appended to this volume, which is on Bereshit and Shemot, is Likutei Avraham, by the author’s brother, R. Abraham Kassin. The verso of the title page has a depiction of the western Wall, followed by approbation from R. Jacob Saul Eliyashar and introductions from the author’s brother, R.Saul Kassin and R. Matthias Sulimanoff. The text is in a single column in square letters.

R. David ben Behor Kassin belonged to the distinguished Syrian Kassin family. He was a scholar, dayyan, and a popular speaker in Aram Soba. His public lectures delivered daily in the evening, attracted hundreds. Those inspiration discourses were published in Vayee’esof David. Other novellae remain in manuscript. After a long productive life he left over daughters but no sons.

          
Paragraph 2    על חמשה חומשי תורה. דרושים... מפי סופרים וספרים ראשונים ואחרונים... נקבצו... ע"י... ר' דוד בן הרב... בכור יאודה קצין זלה"ה... וספר (ליקוטי אברהם), ליקוטים ע"ס א"ב... ע"י... אחיו כמה"ר אברהם קצין זלה"ה. נדפס בהוצאות... מו' מתת סולמניוף הי"ו מתושבי עה"ק ירושת"ו. חלק (א)-ב.

הסכמה: ר' יעקב שאול אלישר, [ירושלים], כה שבט תרנ"ט. - (חלק א : בראשית-שמות). [4], רכא דף. דף [2,ב-3,א]: הקדמת המגיה בן אחיו של הרב המאסף... שאול [ב"ר אברהם] קצין. דף [3,ב-4]: הקדמת המלבה"ד... מתתיה בן... שמעון נשיא נ"ע, קראו אותי אנשי עירי מתת סולימאנוף. (חלק א: דף ק,ב-קה,א; קצג,ב-רכא: ליקוטי אברהם.

          
Reference
Description
   BE vav 85; Sutton, Aleppo, pp. 225-26 no. 322; CD-EPI 0164851
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
Other:    Syria
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica