Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400
Sold for $ 244
Including buyer's premium

Chassidic article by Rabbi Yitzchak Eizik Epstein, Av Beit Din of Homl, with glosses written soon after the work was printed.

Specifications: 58 pages. 21 cm. Only edition. Stefansky, Chassidut, 318.

Unique features: Handmade corrections and many supplements written soon after the work was printed. The revisions were possibly made by the publisher. 

Background: Rabbi Yitzchak Eizik Epstein [1780-1857] was a unique disciple of the saintly Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi and his son, Admor Dovber. He was the noted rabbi of Homl, and refused to serve as Admor. His biography was printed in Toldot Yitzchak Eizik by Rabbi Eliyahu Yochanan Gur Aryeh [New York, 1980].

Condition: Fine. Small hole in the title page. Minimal worming holes.