Bet El, R. Avraham Hamui, Livorno 1878 (47237)

בית אל - Only Edition

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Lot Number: 47237
Title (English): Bet El
Title (Hebrew): בית אל
Note: Only Edition
Author: R. Avraham Hamui
City: Livorno
Publisher: דפוס אליהו בן אמוזג וחברו
Publication Date: 1878
Estimated Price: $200.00 USD - $500.00 USD
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Physical Description

Only Edition, octavo, 4, 168 ff. 190:128 mm., nice margins, age staining. A good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.


Detail Description

Only edition of these comprehensive selihot and tefillot for Rosh Hodesh Elul, HaShanah arranged by R. Avraham Hamui. These prayers are according to the Sephardic rite. The title page is comprised of six paragraphs describing the purpose of these selihot, each paragraph beginning  with the word Bet; it is dated with the chronogram “for they have observed your word, and kept your covenant (ובריתך (638 = 1878)” (Deuteronomy 33:9). There is an approbation from R. Abrham Gatiniv followed by R. Hamui’s introduction. The text begins with halakhot for erev Rosh Hodesh Elul and Tikkun Hatzot, followed by Tikkun Hatzot, the halakhot for the sheliah ha-zibbur for selihot, dinnei teshuvot, dinnei yemai ha-selihot, tikkinim, dinnei ta’anit for the month of Elul, segulot, all this at the beginning of Bet El. This is a very comprehensive detailed and emminently useful selihot according to the Sephardic custom.


Hebrew Description

... בסליחות ותחנונים... יביע אומר בוידוים ובתחנונים לילה ללילה... תקנתיו לקטתיו וסדרתיו. מראשונים ואחרונים עם חידושי דינים וענינים נאים... אברהם חמוי...

כולל סליחות, וידויים, תיקונים ותפילות של חודש אלול וראש השנה, כמנהג הספרדים. עם הדינים והמנהגים.




Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000138206; BE alef 570