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Lot: 7 ALFALAS, MOSES Ho’il Moshe [collected sermons]. FIRST EDITION. Title within architectural arch. ff. 139 (9). Trimmed, dampstained. Modern blind-tooled morocco. Sm. 4to. Vinograd, Venice 830.

Daniel Zanetti, Venice: 1597. Est: $500 - $700

-The late 16th-century preacher Moses Alfalas was a native of Tetuan, Spanish Morocco. A contemporary of the MaHaRa”L, R. Judah Löw of Prague, he too employed philosophical terms in his sermons, while giving them novel meaning.

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