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Bidding Information
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
Physical
Description
   First edition. [2], 371 ff., 215:178 mm., usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, damp stained.
          
Detailed
Description
   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
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica