Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Daat Kedoshim (Rozdil) – Lviv, 1848 – First Edition – Signature of Rebbe Avraham Mordechai Safrin of Boryslav-Komarno – Dozens of Kabbalistic Glosses

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Daat Kedoshim, Kabbalah and Chassidut, by Rebbe Yehuda Zvi [Eichenstein] rabbi of Rozdil. Lviv, 1848. First edition.
On title page, ownership inscription signed by Rebbe Avraham Mordechai Safrin of Boryslav-Komarno. Ownership inscriptions on many leaves: "Belongs to the Beit Midrash of Redem [Radymno]".
Dozens of long kabbalistic glosses. The writer mentions leading Chassidic masters, including "Mohariak" (probably R. Yitzchak Eizik of Komarno). The glosses may have been written by R. Chaim Yaakov Dominitz of Redem, rabbi of Neustadt (near Przemyśl), one of the primary disciples of the Divrei Chaim of Sanz.
The author, Rebbe Yehuda Tzvi Eichenstein (1791-1847) was a prominent rebbe of the Zidichov dynasty. The book was published by Rebbe Yechezkel Shraga Halberstam of Shinova, son-in-law of the author.
Rebbe Avraham Mordechai Safrin of Boryslav (1859-1942; perished in the Holocaust), son of Rebbe Eliezer Tzvi Safrin of Komarno and son-in-law of R. Chaim Yaakov Dominitz of Redem. Served as rebbe from 1898.
[2], 77 leaves. 25 cm. Fair-good condition. Many stains, including dampstains. Wear and creases. Worming (extensive in several places), affecting text and glosses. Abrasion to final leaf, affecting text, with loss. New binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 133.

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