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Lot #    34940
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 11:56:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hanukat ha-Ba'it le-David
Title (Hebrew)    חנוכת הבית לדוד
Author    [Only Ed. - Hanukah] R. Solomon Twena
City    Calcutta
Publisher    Elijah b. Moses Duwayk ha-Cohen
Publication Date    1885
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [2], V, [1], 223, [1] pp., 156:120 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary half leather boards, rubbed.
   A scholarly work on Hanukkah, its laws and customs by R. Solomon b. Abed Twena (1856-1913). He was born and raised in Baghdad and moved to Calcutta in 1880. In addition to his scholarly works he operated a printing press which produced two weeklies, Maggid Meisharim (1889–1900) and Shoshannah (1901), edited and printed by R. Solomon. He was the author of almost 70 works published by his own press.
Paragraph 2    ... (ענייני חנוכה... המחבר ... שלמה בא"א עאבד [בן] שלמה [בן] משה תווינה)...
   Yaari, Calcutta 41 ; CD-EPI 0171966
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    India
Customs:    Checked
Halacha:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica