Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $200
Estimate $300 - $400

* Likutim Yekarim. Pleasant sermons compiled and collected from holy books as well a few tales about the holy righteous men, by Aryeh Leib son of Rabbi Yaakov Nissan ritual slaughterer of Radvika, in the Kherson region. [New York], [circa 1924].

Specifications: 222 pages, 20 cm. First edition. 

Content: On the title page: 1906, the approbations are from 1923-1924. Fine condition. 

Unique Features: The book contains chassidic sayings and tales. With approbations from the American Rebbes: the Rebbe Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel of Monastyrishche, Rebbe Rabbi David Mordechai of Tolna, the Rebbe Rabbi Moshe Zvi of Tolna-Philadelphia, and the Rebbe Rabbi Mordechai of Kamenitz-Koritz. 

*Mirkevat HaMishnah, mussar, homiletics and chassidut about the completion of orders of the Mishnah and more, by Rabbi Zussman Abba Lifshitz. St. Louis, 1920.

Specifications: 78 [1] pages, 22 cm. Very fine condition except for reinforced tears on the title page. 

Unique Features: Approbations of the Rebbe Rabbi Mordechai Dov Ber Twersky of Hornosteipel.

Both books are among the first books of chassidut printed in America. 

Category
Chassidic & Kabbalah Books