First edition. Period boards. 8vo, 223 pages, 16 cm. In Hebrew. Title translates to "Dedicating the Home to David: Textual Analysis on Hannukah. " Written by Rabbi Shlomo Tuina of Calcutta (Baghdad 1857 – Calcutta 1913) . "The Jewish community of Kolkata are mostly Baghdadi Jews. In the heyday of the Jewish settlement in Kolkata the community was 6, 000 strong. The community declined in numbers after the formation of the Jewish state of Israel. At present there are fewer than 100 Jews in Kolkata. " (Wiki) . SUBJECTS: Hannukah. OCLC lists 2 copies worldwide (Harvard and UPenn) . Beautifully rebound. Pages 209-223 are laid-in facsimiles. Title page is chipped around the edges. Some pages have very light soiling. Overall Good- Condition. (HEB-50-15). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: HANUKAT HA-BAYIT LE-DAVID : . PILPULIM ...
Publisher: Calcutta : Duwayk
Publication Date: 1885
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