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Lot #    35147
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 1:12:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hidur Mitzvah; Eretz Zevi
Title (Hebrew)    הידור מצוה; ארץ צבי
Author    R. Meir Joseph Man; R. Zevi Hirsch Rom
City    Vilna
Publisher    Mets: Lipman
Publication Date    1877; 1875
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only editions. 52; vi, 68, iv, 52 pp. quarto 216:165 mm., wide margins, light age staining. Very good copies loose in later boards, split.
   Two independent works of responsa and discourses bound together. The first title is Hidur Mitzvah, the only edition of these responsa and homilies by R. Meir Joseph Man of Lamzel Hidur Mitzvah is described on the title page as being responsa on subjects pertaining to din accompanied, at the end, by discourses on ethics and aggadah that draw the heart of man closer to our Father in heaven. There is an approbation from R. Elijah ben Benjamin Schick and an introduction from the author. After the responsa are the derashot on such subjects as bitahon, geulah, shalom, zedakah, and teshuvah. The second title is Eretz Zevi by R. Zevi Hirsch Rom. In two parts, each with its own title page and pagination. The first part is described as being on different subjects in the manner of pilpul. It has approbations from R. Raphael Yom Tov Lipman, R. Joseph ben Raphael and R. Bezalel ben Israel Moses, R. Saul Zelig, and R. Asher Nissin, follwed by R. Rom’s introduction. The text is comprised of thirteen responsa and then the derashot. The second part is fourteen ethical discourses. At the end of Eretz Zevi is a five page list of the individuals who helped finance publication.
Paragraph 2    הידור מצוה... כולל שאלות ותשובות... ובסוף... דרושים בדברי מוסר ואגדה... אשר חנני השי"ת... מאיר בא"א מו"ה יוסף ז"ל חונה בק"ק לעמזאל...

הסכמה: ר' אלי' ב"ר בנימין שיק, זאגר חדש, כב שבט תרל"ד. ארץ צבי ... בו יבואר ענינים שונים, ע"ד הפלפול ... ממני צבי הירש ראם בלא"א ... ר' אברהם יצחק זללה"ה מילידי ווילקאמיר. חלק א - ב.

חלק א: (שו"ת ... דרושים), V [צ"ל: VI], 68 עמ'. חלק ב: דרושים שונים ע"ד [על דרך] המוסר, IV, 52 עמ'. הסכמות: ר' רפאל יום טוב ליפמאן היילפרין, ביאלסטק, יט סיון תרל"ד; - חלק א ר' יוסף ב"ר רפאל [סאקוביץ] ור' בצלאל ב"ר ישראל משה הכהן, ווילנא, כב תמוז תרל"ד; - חלק א ר' שאול זעליג הכהן [מאירוב], דענאבארג, כח מנחם-אב תרל"ד. - חלק א

   BE heh 626, alef 2690; CD-EPI 0167365; 0145633
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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