Emunat ha-Yihud, R. Abraham Samuel Benjamin Wolf Sofer, Przemysl 1871 (50273)

אמונת היחוד - Only Edition - Habad

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Lot Number: 50273
Title (English): Emunat ha-Yihud
Title (Hebrew): אמונת היחוד
Note: Only Edition - Habad
Author: R. Abraham Samuel Benjamin Wolf Sofer
City: Przemysl
Publisher: Hayyim Aaron Zapnik & Partners
Publication Date: 1871
Estimated Price: $200.00 USD - $500.00 USD
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Physical Description

Only edition. [4], 52 ff., octavo, 212:133 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy in contemporary boards, rubbed.


Detail Description

On faith from a Hasidic (Lubavitch) perspective by R. Abraham Samuel Benjamin Wolf Sofer (1815-71). The title page describes Emunat ha-Yihud as pleasant words, enlightening the eyes as sapphires, with beryl filled, with pure gold set. It was brought to press by the author’s son R. Solomon Sofer. At the bottom of the title page, in German, is publication information and a prohibition against reproduction. There are approbations from R. Joseph Saul ha-Levi Nathanson, R. Isaac Schmelkes, and R. Moses ben Joseph Hananiah Lipa Meisels. R. Sofer’s introduction follows and then the text, which is set ina single column in rabbinic type excepting initial words and headers. Emunat ha-Yihud is comprised of sixty four chapters. It is based on the Tanya of R. Shneur Zalman of Lyady (1745–1813), founder of Habad Hasidism and the work of his grandson, R. Menahem Mendel (Zemah Zedek, 1789–1866) and reflects the philosophic approach of Habad Hasidism.


Hebrew Description

... אדניהם החכמה. שעריהם התבונה: קירותיהם המדע. רצפותיהם האמונה: מאתי אברהם סופר מפאלטישען... המביא לבית הדפוס בן המחבר... שלמה... שנת א'ח'י' ע'ם' ה'' ה'א'מ'י'נ'ו' ב'ה'' א'ח'ד' ו'ש'מ'ו' א'ח'ד'

כולל סד פרקים בתורת הקבלה וחב"ד. הסכמות: ר' יוסף שאול הלוי נאטינזאהן, לבוב, א ראה [ת]רכ"ז; ר' יצחק שמעלקיס, פרעמישלא, יט אב תרכ"ז; ר' משה ב"ר יוסף חנניא ליפא מייזילס, פרעמישלא, יט אב תרל"א.



BE alef 1981; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000153545