Kedushath Yom Tov [commentary to Maimonides' Mishneh Torah, with sermons: Yom Tov De-Rabanan

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Lot 7
ALGAZI, YOM TOV

Kedushath Yom Tov [commentary to Maimonides' Mishneh Torah, with sermons: Yom Tov De-Rabanan

FIRST EDITION ff.[2], 92 [i.e. 90]. Previous owner's signature on title: Yoseph Chalfon. Modern boards. Folio Halevy 14

Jerusalem: I. Bak 1843

Est: $300 - $500
PRICE REALIZED $200
The author, known as the Mahrit Algazi, was a close colleague of the Chid”a. They both studied Kabbalah under the wing of R. Shalom Sharabi. Folowing Sharabi's death, Algazi became Chief Rabbi (Rishon Le-Tzion). His important work on Hilchoth Bechoroth appears in all standard Vilna editions of the Talmud