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Lot #    18715
Auction End Date    8/21/2007 11:33:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Sihut Hulin of a [Talmud Hakham] ha-Hadash
Title (Hebrew)    שיחות חולין של ת'ח החדש
Author    [Hasidic] R. Zevi Hirsch Moskowitz
City    Marghita
Publisher    Zevi Moskowitz
Publication Date    1947
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [4], 55, [1] pp. octavo 225:155 mm., usual age staining. A good copy bound as issued, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Only edition of these collected writings of R. Zevi Hirsch Moskowitz. The title page describes them as the precious thoughts, wondrous commentaries, and sayings of the sages, in a clear and witty style, in a pure and ethical spirit, taking hold of the heel of a verse or saying of the sages, as explained by the leading rabbis of the generation, compiled by R. Moskowitz. It enumerates R. Moskowitz’s other works, Berucha Meshuleshes, Seder Keriat ha-Nasi, and Kuntress Zikhron Ephraim. Marghita, the place of printing, is in Rumania. The verso of the outer rabbi, lists other works issued by R. Moskowitz’s press. There is a caution against mistaking references to akum and goi, where earlier peoples are intended, to contemporary peoples, and a warning against unauthorized reprintings. A listing of the sayings follows, an introduction, and then the text, in a single column in rabbinic type. The sayings collected by R. Moskowitz are indeed witty and make for enjoyable reading.
          
Paragraph 2    קובץ מאמרים... שיחות... פירושים... ופתגמים... ע"ד הצחות וההלצה... בעקב גדולי הדור... לקטתי... הק' צבי מאשקאוויטש, מארגהיטא <רומעניען>... (חלק א-ב).
          
Reference
Description
   BE ahin 762; CD-EPI 0147365
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Rumania
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica