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Lot #    20487
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 12:57:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Tikkun Yitzhak
Title (Hebrew)    תקון יצחק
Author    R. Isaac Shimshon Malakh
City    Livorno
Publisher    Heirs of Eliezer Menahem Ottelengh
Publication Date    1851
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 75 ff. quarto 202:152 mm., light age and damp staining. A good copy bound in later boards, rubbed.
   Only edition of halakhic and ethical sayings by R. Isaac Shimshon Malakh. The title page describes it as consisting of two hundred eight chapters with the gematria of Yitzhak, the name of the young author. The text deals with practical halakhic issues, goodly customs, and praiseworthy Middot, all with good reasons clearly written. Also included, in a concise manner and clear language the fifty-four parshiot of the Torah. Tikkun Yitzhak is dated with the verse “worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness” (I Chronicles 16:29). There is an introduction from the young author followed by the text in a single column in square letters. At t he end of the book is n index of the contents which deal with such varied subjects as the principles of faith, benedictions and prayers, Shabbat, instructing children, honoring parents, work and business, conduct at meals, milah, pidyon ha-ben, care in performing mitzvoth, havdalah, reasons for festivals, entries for each festival and their reasons, mezuzah, honor of the Torah and of Torah sages, marriage ceremonies and marital relations, charity, anger, praying for the well being of the government, and much more.
Paragraph 2    ... חיבור לימודיי... לדינים הצריכים. למנהגים... ולמדות... עם טעמיהם... ובתוכם נכללים בדרך קצרה... נד פרשיות התורה. ענייניה מצותיה מוסריה... מפה טהר לב נסדרו... יצחק שמשון מלאך ס"ט מ"ץ בק"ק ריג'ייו... בשנת השתחוו לה' ב'ה'ד'ר'ת' קדש
   BE tav 1810; CD-EPI 0148386
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
Halacha:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica