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Lot 20

Yitav Panim – Homilies on the Festivals, by the Yitav Lev – Khust, 1912 – Both Parts

Yitav Panim, Chassidic homilies and essays on the festivals, by Rebbe Yekutiel Yehuda Teitelbaum Rabbi of Sighet, the Yitav Lev. Khust, Meir Yehuda Ketina, 1912. Two parts in one volume; divisional title page for part II. Second edition.

Volume comprising both parts: [1], 2-183, [1]; [1], 161, [1] leaves. 23.5 cm. Dry, brittle paper. Good condition. Stains and wear. Marginal tears, repaired in part with tape. Leaves trimmed with damage to headings in some places. Fine, new leather binding.

Rebbe Yekutiel Yehuda Teitelbaum Rabbi of Sighet – the Yitav Lev (1808-1883), grandson and close disciple of the Yismach Moshe. He served as rabbi of Stropkov, Ujhel, Gorlitz, Drohobych and eventually, Sighet, where he led a large, prominent yeshiva and drew large crowds of Chassidim seeking his counsel and blessings. He is renowned for his exceptional holiness, and for the wonders he performed.