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

Tehillim Amarot Tehorot – Warsaw, 1838 – First Printed Chassidic Commentary on Tehillim

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Amarot Tehorot on Tehillim, by R. Eliezer HaLevi Horowitz, rabbi of Tarnogród. Warsaw, 1838. The first Chassidic commentary printed on Tehillim.
R. Eliezer HaLevi Horowitz Rabbi of Tarnogród (d. 1806), a holy and eminent Torah scholar. Descendant of the Shelah, disciple of R. Yechiel Michel of Zlotchov and R. Elimelech of Lizhensk, and disciple-colleague of the Chozeh of Lublin and the Maggid of Kozhnitz. He died and was buried in Kozhnitz, after visiting the city and stating: "This city is fit for burial".
[2], 67; 59 leaves. 22.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Traces of past dampness, with mold stains. Worming, affecting text. Minor marginal open tears to title page and several other leaves. Open tear to one leaf, slightly affecting text. Strips of tape to margins of several leaves for reinforcement. Stamp. New leather binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 597.

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