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Midrash Eliyahu, R. Solomon Twena, Calcutta 1888

ספר מדרש אליהו - Only Edition

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  • Lot Number 51808
  • Title (English) Midrash Eliyahu
  • Title (Hebrew) ספר מדרש אליהו
  • Note Only Edition
  • Author R. Solomon Twena
  • City Calcutta
  • Publisher [שלמה תווינא]
  • Publication Date 1888
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 2027459
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Physical Description

Only edition. [3], 32 ff., 33-40 pp., octavo, 198:125 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary quarter leather over boards, rubbed.

Detail Description

Eulogy by R. Solomon b. Abed Twena (1856-1913). He was born and raised in Baghdad and moved to Calcutta in 1880. In addition to his scholarly works he operated a printing press which produced two weeklies, Maggid Meisharim (1889–1900) and Shoshannah (1901), edited and printed by R. Solomon. He was the author of almost 70 works published by his own press.

Hebrew Description

שם המדפיס על-פי א’ יערי, הדפוס העברי בארצות המזרח, ב, ירושלם ת"ש, עמ’ 33, מס’ 44. בטופס שבספריית ששון נזכר שם המחבר בשער.


Yaari, Calcutta 44 ; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 # 000171969