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Lot #    13991
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:26:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Divrei Emunah Omen
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Only Ed. - Polemic] R. Schneur Ziskind Raskof
City    Breslau
Publisher    L. Sulzbach
Publication Date    1821
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 25 pp., octavo, 164:90 mm., light age staining. A good copy bound in later boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Ethical work on the holiness of the Talmud by R. Schneur Ziskind ha-Levi Raskof. The title, Divrei Emunah Omen, Words of faithfulness and truth is from Isaiah 25:1). The title page states that it was written as a testimony in Israel by the author, who is a resident of Breslau. The verso of the title page has verse, beginning, in the midst of the darkness one can behold the wind; with faint sight into the hewn rock. . . . Below are introductory words beginning, a word in my lords ears (Genesis 44:18), a good man, such and such a one (paloni almoni). The text is in a single column in rabbinic letters. Although there are no chapter headings there are section titles, such as, these words , the words of G-d (Numbers 24:17), living creatures (Genesis var. cit.), the place of judgment (Ecclesiastes 4:16), and the desire of Israel (I Samuel 9:20).
          
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Reference
Description
   BE daled 173; CD-EPI 0165913
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
Other:    Ethics
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica