Nephesh Hachaim [ethics]

AUCTION 3 | Tuesday, November 25th, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Hebrew Printed Books Duplicates from the Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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Lot 326

Nephesh Hachaim [ethics]

FIRST EDITION ff. 63. Previous owner’s stamp crudely removed from title, some wear. Modern calf-backed boards. Sm. 4to

Vilna & Grodno: Partners Mann & Zimmel 1824

Est: $400 - $600
The most fundamental tract to outline the weltanschauung of Lithuanian Jewry. Written by the principle disciple of the Vilna Gaon, the author was the acknowledged leader of the Mithnagid Movement following his establishment of the Volozhin Yeshiva in 1802