Livorno : Y. Kushta, 1867. Hardcover. Item #39745
1st edition. 8vo, 64 pages, 19 cm. In Hebrew. Title translates to "Letters of Rav Hida. " Haim Yosef David Azulai, commonly known as the Hida, was a Jerusalem born rabbinical scholar, a noted bibliophile, and a pioneer in the publication of Jewish religious writings (Wikipedia, 2016) . This book contains the names of authors of Jewish texts. Aaron Walden, a Polish Jewish Talmudist, editor, and author used Azulai’s book as a model, dividing his book into two parts: Ma’areket Gedolim, being an alphabetical list of the names of authors and rabbis, mostly those that lived after Azulai, but also including many of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries who were omitted by Azulai; and Ma’areket Safarimí an alphabetical list of book-titles (Wikipedia, 2016) . Not in Vinograd. SUBJECT (S) : Rabbis - Biography - Kabbalah. Ex-library with usual, minimal markings. Pages are remarkably clean. Overall Good+ Condition. (RAB-64-2A).