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Bidding Information
Lot #    8866
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 11:10:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Likkutei Zevi
Title (Hebrew)    לקוטי צבי
Author    [Hasidim] R. Zevi Hirch b. Hayyim of Fuerth
City    Zhitomir
Publisher    Haninah Lipa & Joshua Shapira
Publication Date    1865
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   80 ff., 176:113 mm., nice margins, initial 2 ff. skillfully restored. A good copy bound in modern half cloth an dmarbled paper boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Very popular kabbalistic collection of liturgies for the Sabbath and Holidays collected by the founder of the press in Fuerth. Hayyim b. Zevi Hirsch, son of the Dyhernfurth printer established his press in 1737 and it continued under him and his widow until 1774.

In 1847 the Shapira printing press was established by the three brothers Hanina Lipa, Aryeh Leib, and Joshua Heschel Shapira, sons of R. Samuel Abraham Abba Shapira, the printer in Slavuta. Until 1862 this was one of the only two Hebrew presses the Russian government permitted to operate in the whole of Russia, the other being in Vilna. This press had 18 hand presses and four additional large presses. In 1851 Aryeh Leib broke away and established his own printing press in Zhitomir. In these two establishments only sacred books of every kind were printed.

          
Paragraph 2    על-פי זיטאמיר תרי"ד. מסכתות פסחים, ביצה וחגיגה נדפסו עם פירוש ר' עובדיה מברטנורה.
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0144864; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica