- Lot Number 51524
- Title (English) Ape Zutra
- Title (Hebrew) אפי זוטרי
- Note Only Edition - Women
- Author R. Jacob ben David Pardo
- City Venice
- Publisher Bragadin
- Publication Date 1797
- Estimated Price - Low 300
- Estimated Price - High 600
- Item # 1964665
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First edition, folio, , 136 ff. 285:200 mm., nice margins, age, and damp staining, old hand on f 10 signed Isaac Ber Magid. A good copy bound in recent boards.
Only edition of this commentary on Hilkot Ishshut, i.e., the section of the Shulhan Arukh, Even Ezer, dealing with the precepts for women by R. Jacob ben David Pardo. There is an introduction from the author in which each paragraph begins with the word Kol and concludes with Jacob. The text follows. Ape Zutra is a detailed, comprehensive, erudite work on a complex and sensitive issue.
R. Jacob ben David Pardo served as rabi in Ragusa and Spalato in the eighteenth century. In addition to Ape Zutra he was also the author of: Marpe Lashon (Venice, 1780), prayers and religious poems for children, printed conjointly with his Tehillah be-Ereẓ, poems on the earthquake in Ragusa; Ḳehillat Ya'aḳob (ib. 1784), commentary on the Earlier Prophets; Toḳfo shel Nes (ib. 1789), introduction to the Ma'aseh Nissim of R. Aaron Cohen Ragusano; Minḥat Aharon (ib. 1809), precepts for the religious ritual upon awakening, for the three daily prayers, and moral precepts; Mishkenot Ya'aḳob (Leghorn, 1824), commentary on Isaiah, published by his son David Samuel.
... תקל ופרשין הלכות אישות למרן ... יוסף... בשולחן ערוך... סדר נשים אבן העזר... אנכי... יעקב... בר... ר’ דוד פארדו... האי פרדשנא [המגיה]... ר’ אברהם [ב"ר רפאל חיים] יונה... וטרח ... לתקן את המקולקלות...
Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000156657; BE aleph 2459; JE 9:525