Gagin, Chaim Abraham. Sepher HaTakanoth VeHaskamoth.

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Lot 176

Gagin, Chaim Abraham. Sepher HaTakanoth VeHaskamoth.

<<FIRST EDITION.>> Title within decorative architectural frame. Additional letterpress title after introduction. Approbations at end. ff. (16), 13-72, (4). Ex-library, despite few stains, a bright copy. Modern boards. 12mo. Vinograd, Jerusalem 14.

Jerusalem: Israel Bak 1842

Est: $800 - $1,200
Compendium of rites and customs as practiced in the City of Jerusalem. R. Gagin (1787-1848), son-in-law of the Kabbalist Shalom Sharabi, was Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem and the first to carry the official title of Haham Bashi. He was instrumental in the publication of Manuscriptss by other major Rabbinical scholars and Kabbalists.