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Lot #    32235
Auction End Date    12/20/2011 10:14:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Zekhuta de-Avraham
Title (Hebrew)    זכותא דאברהם
Author    [Hasidim] R. Abraham ben Raphael Landau
City    Warsaw
Publisher    Ephraim Baumretter
Publication Date    1895
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [4], 104, iv pp., quarto, 262:193 mm., usual age staining, wide margins, stamps. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
   Only edition of these discourses and novellae by R. Abraham ben Raphael Landau (1789-1875) Founder of the Ciechanow-Strikov Hasidic Dynasty. Zekhuta de-Avraham consist of discourses, responsa, and novellae on the Rambam and Talmud. The title page describes it as “Abraham was one man” (Ezekiel 33:24), he is Abraham holy to the Lord. It then describes the author in laudatory terms and informs that the light of his Torah and righteousness shown as the sun at its height in the city of Ciechanow and died on 5 Iyyar 5635 (Monday, May 10, 1875). The text, in two columns inrabbinic type, is comprised of discourses for Shabbat ha-Gadol and Shabbat Teshuvah, selections on the Torah, Mishnahayot, gemarra, the Rambam, and deep perspectives on the Talmud. At the end of the volume is a four page list, in three columns, of the individuals who supported publication of Zekhuta de-Avraham.
Paragraph 2    (דרושים... לשבה"ג ולשב"ת [לשבת הגדול ולשבת תשובה] אשר דרש... גם ליקוטים... על התורה ומשניות וגמרא ועל הרמב"ם)... הרב... ר' אברהם זצללה"ה... בעיר טשעכאנאווי. ובא השמש חמשה ימים לחודש אדר תרל"ה... הובא לבית הדפוס ע"י בני... ר' רפאל... בן... המחבר... האחים ה"ר וואלף נ"י וה"ר דן נ"י וה"ר פנחס זעליג נ"י, ובן אחיהם... ר' ישראל... ה"ר ישעיה נ"י...

הסכמה: ר' אברהם [בארנשטיין], סאכאטשאב, יד אייר תרנ"ה.

   BE zayin 161; CD-EPI 0142024
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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