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Bidding Information
Lot #    9564
Auction End Date    2/15/2005 4:23:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Mekor Hayyim (Fountain of Life)
Title (Hebrew)    מקור חיים
Author    [Ms.] R. Yiyah b. Jacob Salih
City    [Yemen]
Publication Date    19th cent.
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [62] ff., 179:126 mm., ink on heavy paper, 27 lines per page, written in a neat Yeminite script, bound in contemporary boards, rubbed and split. Apparently written by a grandson of the Author.
          
Detailed
Description
   Abridged edition of R. Yiyah b. Jacob Salih (b. 1804), Mekor Hayyim on the laws of kosher slaughter and processing. The scribe and/or author, Hayyim b. Yiyah Salih of Sana, states in the introduction that he excerpted the material and the work as the original as his name is also Hayyim! The original Mekor Hayyim enjoyed widespread distribution throughout Yemen.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Yemen
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
  
Kind of Judaica