AUCTION 32 | Thursday, March 23rd, 2006 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Autographed Letters, Manuscripts, Graphics and Ceremonial Art

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Lot 77


Teitelbaum, Mordechai. Ha-Rav mi-Ladi u-miflegeth Chabad. * Appended: Bornstein, Chaim Yechiel. Simath ayin al-devar yedi’ath ha-Rav Rabbi Shneur Zalman... [“An Examination of the Knowledge of R. Shneur Zalman of Liadi in Engineering, Astronomy and Natural-science.”] pp. (6), 182, 242 (pp. 149-150 misbound between pp. 154-155); 46. Stained. Original boards, lacks spine. 4to Friedberg R-130

Warsaw: Levin-Epstein 1910-1913

Est: $700 - $900
Teitelbaum’s work was the first of its kind: a serious scholarly appraisal, by a non-Chassid, of the founder and doctrines of Chabad Chassidism. The presentation is vastly different from that, Heilman’s Beith Rabbi, which was written by a devout chassid and whose style is more like a hagiography