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ShemeshTzedaka—first edition, Venice 1743.

Responsa, two sections (separate covers), by Rabbi Shimshon Morforgo (1681-1740), a great rabbi of Italy, rabbi of Ancona. When a plague broke out in Italy in 1730, he enlisted as a doctor to save lives. The book was brought to the publisher by his son Rabbi Haim Shabtai Morforgo and won a place of respect in halakhic psika. First section on the OrechHayyim, YorehDe’ah [5], 117 pages. Second section on the Even HaEzer, ChoshenMishpat [1] 61 pages. 35cm. Handsome covers. Old binding with spine made of worn leather. Moth holes and tears, mainly in the margins and next to the spine. Tables of contents separated partially. Generally ok to good condition.
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