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LOT 21:

Divrei Dovid, Amsterdam 1753, First edition, Rare.

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Divrei Dovid, Amsterdam 1753, First edition, Rare.

Divrei David. Responsa and piskei dinim by Rabbi David Meldola. Amsterdam, [1753]. First edition.

Part of the sefer discusses the polemic relating to the Torah reading on the Shabbat of a wedding according to the Sephardic custom. The debate was stirred by an incident in the Pisa community in 1736, and caused a stormy halachic polemic that spread to a number of countries. With a lengthy dedication in Portuguese, with all the leaves of approbations and many poems.


Pages: 3, 2-24, 240. Lacking pages 174-175.

Size: 18 cm.

Condition: Very fine condition, few very small damages effecting a few letters, lacking 2 pages in the middle.


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