Divrei Shalom [novellae to the Chumash].

Auction 95 | Thursday, November 11th, 2021 at 11:00am
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinic Letters, Ceremonial & Graphic Art

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Lot 80

Divrei Shalom [novellae to the Chumash].

Second edition, first appearance of index. ff. 168. Marginal repaired worming throughout, title extensively repaired on verso, final leaves remargined. Modern calf. Folio. Vinograd, Venice 688.

Venice: Giovanni di Gara 1586

Est: $400 - $600
Adarbi was a disciple of R. Yoseph Ta’itatzak (Mahari Tatz), pre-eminent halachist and mystic of Salonika. Adarbi himself was appointed Rabbi of the Portuguese Congregation in Salonika. The Author refers consistently to Maimonides' Guide of the Perplexed, a staple of Jewish preachers of the day.