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Lot #    8900
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 11:44:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Mazevet Even
Title (Hebrew)    מצבת אבן
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Israel Danzig
City    Petersburg
Publisher    Ettinger
Publication Date    1890
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 18 ff., 226:144 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in modern boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   On the principles of the wisdom of the soul. The title Mazevet Even is from “a pillar of stone” (Genesis 35:14). There is a memorial (dedication) page, dated 4 Tamuz 690 (Sunday, June 22, 1890) to Hannah Keila, the daughter of R. Gershom Ginsburg and wife of R. Moses Aryeh Leib Friedland. At the bottom of the page are the titles of other works written by R. Danzig, namely Bet Yitzhak, Ba’er Yitzhak, and Yesod ha-Ikkarim on Humash. The author, an erudite scholar, subsequently published many more works including respona. There is an introduction from the author and then the text which is comprised of twenty two parts. The text is accompanied by glosses entitled Tavnit Yad. The text is in a single column in a square letters.
          
Paragraph 2    יכלכל דברים נמרצים ביסודי חכמת הנפש (דרש ... לזכרון ... מרת חנה קיילה נ"ע [בת ר' גרשון גינצבורג] אשת הרב הגביר ... מו"ה משה אריה ליב פרידלאנד נ"י) מאת יצחק דאנציג באאמ"ו מוהר"ם מאניש זללה"ה. מטיף לעדת ישרון פה ס"ט פטרבורג ...
          
Reference
Description
   BE mem 3254; CD-EPI 0124905
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica