AUCTION 75 | Thursday, March 08th, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Auction of Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Antiquities, Ceremonial Objects & Graphic Art

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Lot 229


Dainow, Tzvi Hirsch (Maggid of Slutzk). Kevod Melech [sermon extolling the virtues of, along with the obligation to honor: "Our compassionate King, Czar Alexander II.”] With addendum entitled Oz VeYeshuath Melech, an oration delivered on April 4th 1866, the day the Czar survived an assassination attempt. pp. 47. Ex-library, dampstained. Modern boards. 8vo.

Odessa: M.A. Belinson 1869

Est: $500 - $700
Dainow (1832-1877) was an orator who stressed the need for Russification and reform in Jewish education, proposing a combination of traditional Torah thought alongside the enlightened ideas of the Haskalah. He particularly emphasized the importance of speaking Russian, “the mother-tongue of our country.”