Auction 93 Part 2 - Ancient Books, Chassidic and Kabbalistic Books, Manuscripts and Letters

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

Opening: $500
Sold for: $1,875
Including buyer's premium

Amarot Tehorot on Tehillim, by R. Eliezer HaLevi Horowitz, rabbi of Tarnogród. Warsaw: D. L. Sklower, 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], 39, 41-67; 59 leaves. Lacking leaf 40 of first sequence. 21 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dark dampstains. Worming (some leaves with extensive worming), affecting text. Some tears, including minor marginal open tear to title page. Signature (trimmed) at top of title page, and stamps. New binding.

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