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Lot #    35148
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 1:13:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Vayikra Yaakov
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Jacob ben Solomon Sukri
City    Livorno - Damascus
Publisher    Elijah Amozag
Publication Date    1800
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 107, [1] ff. quarto 265:200 mm., usual age staining, stamps. A good copy loose in contemporary boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Only edition of these discourses on the weekly Torah readings by R. Jacob ben Solomon Sukri. The title page is followed by an approbation from R. Solomon Sukri, father of the author and then R. Jacob Sukris introduction in which each paragraph being with Kol and end with Yaakov. It is followed by a page of remuzim, each line beginning bereshit, beginning with a notrakon. Next is the text in two columns in rabbinic type.

R. Jacob ben Solomon Sukris (d. 1980) father, R. Solomon Sukri, was av bet din in Damascus. His mother was a the daughter of R. Jacob Antebi, whom R. Sukri was named after. R. Sukri was hard pressed to support his large family but yet was occupied day and night in Torah. When the opportunity presented itself R. Sukri moved to Jerusalem. His financial burdens forced him to travel seeking assistance, going to Egypt and India. In addition to Vayikra Yaakov R. Sukri wrote Yoru Mishpat le-Ya;akov (Calcutta, 1882), analogies and parables.

          
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Reference
Description
   BE vav 236; Sutton, Aleppo, p. 331; Vanunu, Arzei Levanon, p. 1170; CD-EPI 0153460
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
Other:    Syria
  
Subject
Novellae:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica