Auction 72 Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Holy Land Maps & Fine Art
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LOT 87:

Sepher HaZikaron [eulogies of prominent rabbis ...

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Sepher HaZikaron [eulogies of prominent rabbis, notably R. Joshua Eizik of Slonim]. Appended: Prayers for the dying and the dead.

FIRST EDITION. With haskamoth by Lithuania's leading rabbis: Abele Posweller and Aryeh Leib Katzenellenbogen of Brisk. ff. 22. Browned, lower left corner of title torn away not affecting text. Contemporary boards. 8vo. Halevy 206.

Gaszinni & Slotki, Jerusalem: 1874.

The eulogies contain interesting details concerning the character of some 15 rabbis. Running the gamut from Lithuanian scholars such as R. Zundel of Salant and R. Samuel Strashun of Vilna; Chassidic leaders: R. Aaron of Karlin, his son R. Asher and R. Aaron of Chernobyl; and Sephardic sages: R. (Haim) David Hazan and R. Yedidiah Abulafia.

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