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Lot #    26812
Auction End Date    6/15/2010 10:29:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Levush Malkhut
Title (Hebrew)    לבוש מלכות
Author    [First Ed.] R. Mordecai Burenstein (Burnshtain)
City    Lodz
Publisher    Eliezer Gutstadt
Publication Date    1912
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition. 64 pp., octavo, 228:145 mm., nice margins, usual age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
   First edition of this work on the Bible and aggadot by R. Mordecai ben Tuvia Burenstein (Burnshtain). The title page informs that R. Burenstein, who was from Plotzk, was a grandson of R. Azreili Aryeh Leib Rakovosky, av bet din Plotzk, Marinpol, Lomza, Stavisk, and Mostilov. The verso of the title page has errata followed by approbations from R. Elijah Hayyim Meisel (who signs as Samuel Israel Meisel) and R. Solomon Judah Leib ben Shalom Zevi ha-Kohen. There is an introduction from the author in square letters and then the text in rabbinic letters. Levush Malkhut begins with “And God called the dry land Earth” (Genesis 1:10), followed by “And the Lord God said to the serpent, Because you have done this, you are cursed above all cattle . . .” (Genesis 3:14) and continues through the Bible and then addresses aggadot in the Talmud from tractate Berakhot through Niddah, concluding with addenda.
Paragraph 2    כולל באורים והערות על תנ"ך ואגדות חז"ל, מאת מרדכי בן טובי' בערנשטיין איש פלאצקי, נכד ... ר' עזריאל ארי' ליב ראקאווסקי זצ"ל אב"ד דק"ק פלאצק מאריאמפאל לאמזא סטאוויסק ומסטיסלאוו ...

הופיע אחר כך בשם "מורה נבוכים החדש", לאדז [תרפ"-], בעילום שמו של המחבר.

הסכמות: ר' אליהו חיים מייזיל, לאדז (חתום נכדו: ר' שמואל ישראל מייזיל); ר' שלמה יהודה ליב ב"ר שלום צבי הכהן, זגיערזש, יח שבט תרע"א.

   BE lamed 98; CD 0114874
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica