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Bidding Information
Lot #    19558
Auction End Date    1/8/2008 10:56:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Asarah la-Me’ah
Title (Hebrew)    עשרה למאה
Author    R. Zevi Hirsch ben Judah Leib of Voidislov
City    Roedelheim
Publisher    Wolf Heidenheim
Publication Date    1828
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2], 40 ff., 167:104 mm., nice margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in modern half cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Ten sermons by R. Zevi Hirsch ben Judah Leib of Voidislov. The title page asserts that it is part one of a much larger work with one hundred discourses delivered by the well known preacher, the sage, the late R. Zevi Hirsch, every Sabbath, in Berlin, from Rosh Hodesh Sivan 1796 through 1798. It informs that it is being printed by R. Mordecai ben Jacob of Solonim, grandson of the late R. Samuel, author of Beit Shmu’el on the Shulhan Arukh. At the bottom it says, Brothers, bring a blessing upon your house, do not let your eyes have pity on your purses. There is an introduction from Mordecai ben Jacob, in which he says that the merchants of Leipzig and Frankfort on Oder can testify to his high position and wealth, but now, due to his many iniquities these past four years his fate has changed. Nevertheless, with trust in the Lord, this desirable book has come to his hand, sweet to the palate, full of fear of the lord and truth, which he brings to press. Next is the introduction of R. Zevi Hirsch and then the ten discourses which comprise the text, set in a single column in rabbinic type.
          
Paragraph 2    ... ועתה הביאו שנית[!] לבית הדפוס... ר' מרדכי בהרב... ר' יעקב ז"ל מסלאנים...

בהוצאה זו נדפס בשער בטעות "שדרש... מן ר"ח סיון תקנ"ז עד תקנ"ח". בכל ההוצאות האחרות: תקנ"ו עד תקנ"ח.

          
Reference
Description
   Vin Roedelheim 130; CD-EPI 0160360
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica