Misgav la-dakh-Mekom Daṿid, R. David ben Saul Kohen, Djerba 1915 (47913)

משגב לדך-מקום דוד - Only Edition

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Lot Number: 47913
Title (English): Misgav la-dakh-Mekom Daṿid
Title (Hebrew): משגב לדך-מקום דוד
Note: Only Edition
Author: R. David ben Saul Kohen
City: Djerba
Publisher: דפוס דוד עידאן
Publication Date: 1915
Estimated Price: $200.00 USD - $500.00 USD
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Physical Description

Only editions, quarto, [2], 98, 96 ff., wide margins, age staining. A good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.


Detail Description

Only edition of this commentary on the Torah and discourses by R. David ben Saul Kohen. There is an introduction in which the paragraphs conclude with David, followed by approbations from r. Joseph berabi, R. Mordecai Cemos, and R. Sassoon Kohen, all Sephardi tohar and all from Djera. The text follows, comprised of the Torah commentary, brief commentaries on Nevi’im, a lengthier commentary on Psalms, then Ketuvim, the Haggadah, on tractates of the Talmud, dinnim, novella arranged alphabetically, and shirim. The second part of Misgav la-dakh-Mekom Daṿid is discourses.

In addition to the intrinsic value of Misgav la-dakh-Mekom Daṿid of interest also is the printer, David Aydan (1873–1954). He was a Tunisian rabbi and printer, born in Djerba and a founder of the Zionist movement Ateret Zion (1919). He acquired a printing press in Tunis, and in 1912 founded the first Hebrew printing press at Djerba, to which he gave the name Defus Ziyyoni (Zion Press). The first work which came off this press was Me'il Ya'akov by R. Jacob ha-Kohen. He opened two more presses in Djerba, publishing more than 1,000 works by rabbis from Djerba, Tunis, and the rest of North Africa. One of these presses was still functioning in the late 1960s.


Hebrew Description

 ... [מאת ר’] דכ"ה (דוד כהן)... בן... כהרמ"ך (ר’ משה כהן)... בן... ר’ שאול הכהן זצוק"ל.

בפרט יש להביא בחשבון את שם הויה במלואו ולהוציא י אחת מירושלים.

דף [א] - סח: [חלק א]: חידושי תורה נביאים וכתובים... ליקוטים... חידושי הגדה... חידושי הש"ס.

דף [סט] - פא, א: חלק שני: אסיפת דינים בקצרה ואיזה הערות וספיקות אשר נמצאו בכיה"ק... ונסדרו למערכות ע"ס א"ב

דף [פא, ב] - צח: חלק שלישי: והוא לקוטים חי’ תנ"ך ומאז"ל ומדרשים ולבושים וכללים והערות ושירים אשר נמצאו על פתיתי ניירות... מכיה"ק... ונסדרו מחדש למערכות ע"ס א"ב.

צו דף: ספר מקום דוד; דרושים ותוכחות... ונחלק על סדר פרשיות ספר בראשית.



Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000140359; BE mem 3746; EJ