Ma’asim Tovim, Solomon Beckhor ben Joshua Hutzin, Baghdad 1890
מעשים טובים - Only Edition
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- Lot Number 51018
- Title (English) Ma’asim Tovim
- Title (Hebrew) מעשים טובים
- Note Only Edition
- Author Solomon Beckhor ben Joshua Hutzin
- City Baghdad
- Publisher Solomon Beckhor ben Joshua Hutzin
- Publication Date 1890
- Estimated Price - Low 200
- Estimated Price - High 500
- Item # 1818075
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Only edition, 59 pp. octavo, 155:96 mm, nice margins, light age and damp staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
Only edition of this work about instructive work about the lives of zadikkim by Solomon Beckhor ben Joshua Hutzin. The title-page describes Ma’asim Tovim as containing attractive pleasing and virtuous tales, causing the heart to rejoice from which one can instruct sons to do good deeds. The text is comprised of fifty-nine varied ma’asim. The stores are interesting and inspiring. At the end of the tales sources are given.
Solomon Bekhor Ḥutzin (Hutz, 1843–1892) was a scholar, poet, author, journalist, bookseller, and communal worker. He founded a new press in Baghdad in 1888. He brought his printing letters from Leghorn, Italy. Besides prayer books, Hutzin also printed many books which he considered useful to the members of his community. These included tales and works by Baghdad scholars which had been in manuscript until then. After his death, the printing press was taken over by his son, Joshua Ḥutinz, and operated until 1913. Seventy-five books were printed on it.
כולל מעשיות ... אשר מהם ילמדו ... לעשות מעשים טובים ... נקבצו ... מספרים רבים ... ואז תר"ן לשון אלם שיר שב"ח [שלמה בכור חוצין].
כולל נט מעשיות. בסוף כל מעשה מקורו.
BE mem 3146; EJ; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000133295