Auction 87 HEBREW & JUDAIC PRINTED BOOKS
Jan 16, 2020
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(ELIJAH, GAON OF VILNA).
Hillel ben Ze’ev Wolf. Hillel Ben Shachar [twenty six sermons and eulogies including ...

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(ELIJAH, GAON OF VILNA).
Hillel ben Ze’ev Wolf. Hillel Ben Shachar [twenty six sermons and eulogies including one on the Vilna Gaon].



FIRST EDITION.
ff. (2), 6-90 (of 92, lacking two leaves of the index). Previous owner’s signatures on front and back flyleaves, paper repair on title and another leaf, some staining. Contemporary boards, worn, back cover detached. 4to. Vinograd Warsaw 25; Vinograd, Gr’a 1302.
Warsaw: Dabrowsky 1804
The author, described in the approbations as an elderly Darshan who through his oratory caused many people to repent, was known as the Maggid of Rotzki and was one of the few Darshanim permitted to eulogize the Vilna Gaon. The eulogy, delivered in Vilna, is entitled Hesped Gaon Yisrael (ff. 74b-79b).
The author, described in the approbations as an elderly Darshan who through his oratory caused many people to repent, was known as the Maggid of Rotzki and was one of the few Darshanim permitted to eulogize the Vilna Gaon. The eulogy, delivered in Vilna, is entitled Hesped Gaon Yisrael (ff. 74b-79b).

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