Mishkenoth Yaakov [“Habitations of Jacob,” homiletics to the Pentateuch]

AUCTION 22 | Tuesday, January 27th, 2004 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts and Works of Graphic Art Including Holy Land Maps, Illustrated Books, Photography and Graphic Art from The Collection of Daniel M. Friedenberg of Greenwich, Conn

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Lot 27
Ben Naïm, Jacob

Mishkenoth Yaakov [“Habitations of Jacob,” homiletics to the Pentateuch]

Title within typographical border. ff. 215-227 contain an appendix, Kuntress Tsenif Melucha concerning the honor due a king based on both Halachic and Aggadic sources. ff. (10), 227. Pages trimmed with some loss to sidebars. Dampstaining. Modern boards. Folio Vinograd, Salonica 221 (erroneously recording only ff.127)

Salonika: Nahman & Conpilias 1721

Est: $200 - $300
R. Jacob Ben Naïm was the rabbi of Izmir, son-in-law of R. Aaron Lapapa. Lapapa earned his place in history by his courageous opposition to Shabbetai Zevi, so-called Messiah of Izmir. See Hayyim Yoseph David Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim I, J-247