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Auction 70: September 22nd, 2016

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Lot: 154 EMDEN, JACOB. Seder Tephilah [prayers for the entire year, with extensive commentary by Jacob Emden] Third Edition. Vol. I only (of two). Two title-pages. Signature and inscription by R. Avraham Yissachar Hacohen Rabinowitz (the Chesed L'Avraham) of Radomsk, with stamp of his brother: "M. Rabinowicz Nowo-Radomsk" ff. (2), 387. Stained in places, loss of lower left corner of f. 379 affecting a few words. Later calf-backed boards. Thick 8vo. Vinograd, Koretz 126; Y. Raphael, Areshet III, No. 26:3

Koretz: 1818. Est: $800 - $1,200

-This Koretz edition of Emden's extensive commentary to the daily prayers contains important Chassidic approbations including those by: R. Avraham Yehoshua Heschel of Apt, R. Mordechai (Twersy) of Chernobyl and R. Mordechai of Koretz.
     The signatory, R. Abraham Yissachar (1844-92) succeeded his father, the Tifereth Shlomo, as Rebbe and gathered thousands of followers. See Alfasi, Traklinei Chassiduth p. 776.

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