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Lot #    12996
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 10:57:52 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Kitvei Kodesh
Title (Hebrew)    כתבי קודש
Author    [First Ed.] R. Shalom Dov ber Schneersohn
City    [Poland]
Publication Date    1906-08
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition. [2], 371 ff., 215:178 mm., usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, damp stained.
   Hasidic homilies delivered during the years 5666-5668 by R. Shalom Dov ber Schneersohn (1860 - 1920), the fifth Rebbe of the Habad Lubavitch Hasidic Judaism movement. He is also known as "The rebbe Rashab" the acrostic of his name. Rashab was the son of R. Samuel Schneersohn, the fourth Habad Rebbe, and the father of the sixth Habad Rebbe, R. Joseph Isaac Schneersohn. He is noted for establishing the first Hasidic yeshiva, Tomchei Temimim. He was a prominent opponent of secular Zionism, and broke with the Agudat Israel organization.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica