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Bidding Information
Lot #    34097
Auction End Date    4/24/2012 12:36:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Kol Sason
Title (Hebrew)    קול ששון
Author    R. Sason Mordecai Moses
City    Baghdad
Publisher    Solomon Bekhor Hutzin
Publication Date    1891
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   100, 139-141 ff. octavo 167:107 mm., usual light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in contemporary marbled paper and quarter leather over boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Ethical work by the Sephardic sage R. Sason Mordecai Moses. There is an introduction from the author that begins and concludes with pages of versified prose and text between. Kol Sason is comprised of forty-three chapters on such subjects as love of delight, love of the Lord, fear of the Lord, humility, the value of affliction, kavvanot ha-lev, kavvanot in prayer, the virtue of Torah, the value of modesty, the midah of love, of hate, of jealousy, honor, laziness and zeal, and much more.

R. Sason Mordecai Moses Shindouch was a Turkish kabbalist and Talmudist; born, 1747; lived in Bagdad, where he died in the year 1831. In addition to Kol Sason R. Sason Mordecai Moses was the author of: Dabar be-'Itto, a commentary on the Pentateuch and Talmud (2 vols., 1862-64); Mizmor le-Asaf, on the ritual (1864); "Imre Sason," on ethics (1891); and Tehillah le-David, a commentary (1892). A large number of his manuscripts were destroyed by a fire that occurred in his house in 1853.

          
Paragraph 2    ראינו טופס, שמעבר לשערו רשיון השלטונות להדפסת הספר. והשורות האחרונות בדף ב,א נסדרו מחדש.
          
Reference
Description
   BE kof 543; JE; CD-EPI 0176349; Yaari, Baghdad 66
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Iraq
  
Subject
Other:    Ethics
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica