Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Yosef Tehillot on Tehillim, by the Chida – Livorno, 1801 – First Edition

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Yosef Tehillot, commentary on Tehillim, by R. Chaim Yosef David Azulai – the Chida. Livorno: Eliezer Saadon, [1801]. First edition.
The book includes the text of the Psalms, together with the Chida's commentary, which he noted for himself whilst reciting Tehillim.
The prayers preceding and following the recital of Tehillim (from the book Kitzur Shelah) were edited by the Chida, who also added kavanot. Prayer orders for the sick and in memory of the deceased are printed here for the first time.
144 leaves. 19.5 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains. Worming. Closed and open tears to title page and other leaves, not affecting text. Old binding, damaged.

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Bible and Tehillim