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Lot #    13299
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 1:23:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Words of thought
Title (Hebrew)    ספר דברי חשב
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Hayyim Shraga Brodsky
City    New York
Publisher    J. Aronson
Publication Date    1908
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 45, 85 pp., 225:154 mm., widecrisp margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original paper title wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   There are both a Hebrew and an English title page to this work, and the pagination goes in both directions. One section is in English, and the other in Hebrew. The contents of the English section include sermons, a eulogy for President McKinley, a letter of condolence to Mrs. McKinley, a letter to President Theodore Roosevelt, and the last section with 250 maxims in Hebrew with English translation. The Hebrew section also contains sermons, and translations of the eulogy for President McKinley, the letter to Mrs. McKinley and the letter to President Roosevelt.

The author was a Rabbi in Newark, NJ (at Congregation Anshe Russia) and was the author of Meisey Choshav. He was born in Slonim in 1853, he emigrated to the United States in 1886, and died in Newark, NJ in 1937. Extra Title: Words of thought: containing speeches and teachings on morals, lectures on timely topics and many brilliant sayings by the sages of the Talmud.

          
Paragraph 2    ...דרושים ודברי מוסר ... שדרשתי ... והרבה מאמרי חז"ל. וכלם עם העתקת לשון אנגלית, מאתי חיים שרגא בראדסקי ... רב ומ"מ בעיר נוארק נ[יו] דזש[רסי] ...

עמ' 30-32: על מות הפרזידנט מק-קינלי. עמ' 32-35: המכתב אשר שלחנו להפרזידנט טהעאדר רוזוועלט ביום עלותו על כסא הנשיאות. עמ' 37-85: אספת מאמרי מדע ממאמרי חז"ל.

          
Reference
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   CD-EPI 0114033
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
America-South America:    Checked
  
Subject
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica