Torat ha-Baiyit ha-Arukh, R. Solomon ibn Aderet, Venice 1608 (47221)

תורת הבית הארוך - First Edition

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Lot Number: 47221
Title (English): Torat ha-Baiyit ha-Arukh
Title (Hebrew): תורת הבית הארוך
Note: First Edition
Author: R. Solomon ibn Aderet
City: Venice
Publisher: Juan D'Gara
Publication Date: 1608
Estimated Price: $1,000.00 USD - $2,000.00 USD
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Description

Physical Description:

First edition. 191, [1] f., small folio, 279:190 mm., light age staining, old hands, wide margins. A very good copy bound in modern half marbled paper and leather ovcer boards.

 

Detailed Description:   

Legal manual dealing with the laws of niddah. The book is divided into seven parts, is written with great profundity and perception, and embodies detailed halakhic discussions. Rashba reviews the methods of his predecessors, raises and meets objections, refutes and corroborates, decides among opposing views, and advances his own opinion. R. Aaron ha-Levi of Barcelona, a fellow townsman and old friend of the author, wrote many critical notes on this book in his Bedek ha-Bayit. Although R. Aaron ha-Levi in his introduction and criticisms wrote in a respectful tone, Rashba felt offended and wrote in reply his Mishmeret ha-Bayit (all included in the 1608 Venice edition) which was issued anonymously and contained no clue to the author's identity. It purports to have been written by a scholar solicitous of Adret's honor. However, in one of his responsa Adret revealed that he was the author.

 

Hebrew Description:

הבית אשר בנה ... הרשב"א זלה"ה. ובו ... הרא"ה [אהרן הלוי] ז"ל מראה את בדק הבית ובא רעהו [הרשב"א] ... נצב על משמרת הבית ... ר' מרדכי שאול יצ"ו אשר נתן ההעתק אל הדפוס ... יוסף בן סרוק...הזיל זהב מכיס להדפיסו. ותשלם כל המלאכה ביום ששי ערב חג הסכות... דיני איסור והיתר ונידה. מעבר לשער השיר בשבח הספר. תחילתו: עורה לקראת פנת יקרת וראה הוד תורת הבית. אוצר השירה והפיוט, ג, עמ' 258, מס' 238. דף קצא: תשובת הרשב"א בדין נועץ סכין בכותל וצואר הבהמה למעלה ושוחט. בעמוד האחרון: מפתח כללי קצר, מאת המביא לבית הדפוס, ר' מרדכי שאול.

 

Reference:

EJ; CD-NLI 0105708