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

Midrash Rabba with Perush Maharya (Zidichov) – Lviv, 1874-1875 – First Edition – Copy of the Darchei Teshuvah, Rebbe of Munkacs

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Midrash Rabba, with the Matnot Kehunah commentary and Perush Maharya – a kabbalistic and Chassidic commentary by Rebbe Yitzchak Eizik Eichenstein of Zidichov. Lviv, 1874-1875. First edition. Four volumes.
The sons of the author write in their foreword that although publishing the author's commentary on the Torah portions would appear to take precedence, they are first publishing his commentary on the Midrash, in accordance with his will.
Copy of Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Shapiro, the Darchei Teshuvah of Munkacs (1845-1914), with his stamps on the title pages and other leaves.
Four volumes. Vol. I: [3], 136 leaves. Lacking leaf [4] with continuation of foreword. Vol. II: [2], 67; 54, [1] leaves. Vol. III: [1], 91; 26 leaves. Lacking first title page (not listed in Bibliography of Hebrew Book; appears in some copies). Vol. IV: [2], 136 leaves. 33.5 cm. Overall good-fair condition. Stains. Open tears to title page and other leaves, affecting text, repaired with paper. Worming affecting text, repaired with paper. Leaves trimmed close to text, with damage to headings and text. New bindings.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 336.

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