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

Divrei Chaim on Laws of Gittin and Mikvaot – Zhovkva, 1864 – First Edition – First Composition of the Divrei Chaim of Sanz, Printed Anonymously in His Lifetime

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Divrei Chaim, two parts, on laws of Gittin (divorce documents) and Mikvaot (ritual baths), [by Rebbe Chaim Halberstam Rabbi of Sanz]. Zhovkva, 1864. First edition.
Two parts in one volume.
This is the first work of the Divrei Chaim to be published, albeit anonymously. (Responsa Divrei Chaim was published 11 years later, in 1875).
Stamp of R. Ben Tzion Wesel Rabbi of Turda on title page.
[3], 34, [1], 33-44; 27; [1], 23, [1] leaves. Approx. 32 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, including dampstains and large dark stain to one leaf. Tears, including marginal open tears to one leaf, affecting text. Tears to title page of part II, repaired with paper. Margins trimmed with damage to text in several places, and slightly affecting border of title page of part II. Handwritten inscriptions. New binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 117.

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