Amsterdam: Joseph b. Solomon Propes, 1753-1754. Reprint. Hardcover. Elephant folio. 338 leaves. Contemporary brown leather boards with blind stamped floral design, tooling, raised bands and metal clasps. Illustrated title page featuring Moses, Aaron, David and the personification of the crown of a good name. Full title page. "Orah Hayyim" is part of the larger compendium on Jewish law by R. Joseph Karo known as the "Shulhan Arukh." It covers matters related to daily practice. Our edition includes the following commentaries:
1) "Magen Avraham" by R. Abraham Bombiner.
2) "Magen David" by R. David ha-Levi Segal (Taz).
3) "Pri Hadash" by R. Hezekiah b. David da Silva.
4)"Be'er Golah" commentary by R. Moses Rivkes.
Karo's "Shulhan Arukh" was first published in Venice in 1565. The first Amsterdam edition was printed from 1661-66 by Joseph Atias. Emanuel Atias printed an edition from 1697-99. Solomon Propes printed an earlier version of our edition in 1720, though ours contains 16 extra leaves of material. Text in Hebrew. Leather binding straps missing. Cover scratched. Boards starting, but still attached. Endpapers stained and creased. Rippling to leaves. Overall in fair to good condition. fair to g. Item #37722