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Lot #    20216
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 10:41:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Salmah Mul Eder
Title (Hebrew)    שלמה מול אדר
Author    R. Samuel Aryeh ben Elijah Zahalom
City    Prague
Publisher    Schollische Buchdruckerei
Publication Date    1818
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Revised and enlarged edition. [1], 28; [1], 96 ff. quarto 213:178 mm., wide margins, light age and use staining. A good copy bound in later boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Two-part work comprised of tales of guile about individuals who thought to achieve through flattery and wiliness but instead, after achieving the heights lost their glory and their foolishness was revealed by R. Samuel Aryeh ben Elijah Zahalom. The first part is entitled Aderet Sha’ar, the second, with its own title page and foliation, Or ki-Salmah. The title page states, concerning the first part, that one is able to see which midah or practice (conduct) is good as every thing can be recognized from its opposite. “Therefore it shall come to pass” (Genesis 12:12) that he did not do well and it will be remembered for shame. One should recognized and know to go in the true way and be remembered with praise. The author hopes that by reading this work the reader’s heart will be drawn to the second part, Or ki-Salmah. Below this text ism in a smaller font, a brief description in German, and then a disclaimer as to references concerning such terms as Akum, etc. There are approbations from R. Eliezer Flaklish, R. Samuel Segal Landau, and R. Jacob Larberbaum. The text of both parts are in two columns in rabbinic type.
          
Paragraph 2    ובו ב חלקים, חלק הא' אדרת שער ובו שבע מחלפות והם שבע מעשיות שונות מאנשי מרמה, עטרו א"ע [את עצמם] בנזר המעלות... ונגלה נבלותם... החלק הב' יכונה אור כשלמה ובו שבע מאורות והם ז פרקים תוכחת מוסר (ושמי נרמז בר"ת שלמה אדר, הוא ר"ת של שמי [שמואל אריה צאהלין]... ונגלה לא נגליתי בעליל מה שמי)... נדפס פעם שנית... בתוספת מרובה.. . חלק א-ב.

הסכמות רבני פראג: ר' אלעזר פלעקלש, יב שבט תקע"ח; - חלק א ר' שמואל סג"ל לנדא, טז שבט תקע"ח. - חלק א הסכמה: ר' יעקב [לארבערבוים], ליסא, יט מנחם-[אב] תקע"ו. - חלק ב

          
Reference
Description
   BE shin 1527; CD-EPI 0160278
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Bohemia
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica