Kuntres Hakhanah de-Rabah, Maramarossziget (Sighet) 1910 (50522)

קונטריס הכנה דרבה - First Edition - Hasidic

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Lot Number: 50522
Title (English): Kuntres Hakhanah de-Rabah
Title (Hebrew): קונטריס הכנה דרבה
Note: First Edition - Hasidic
Author: R. Moses ben Amram Gruenwald
City: Maramarossziget (Sighet)
Publisher: Abraham Kaufman
Publication Date: 1910
Estimated Price: $200.00 USD - $500.00 USD
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Description

Physical Description:

First edition. 37 ff., octavo, 194:140 mm., wide margins, usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.

 

Detailed Description:   

First edition of the will and testament of R. Moses ben Amram Gruenwald. The title page says that this will was left over as a blessing by the Admor, Ateret, light of our eyes, the gaon, R. Moses ben Amram, av bet din of Humna in Klinvarden in Hustt. These are the words that Moses commanded his sons and household after him prior to his going up to heaven, to keep the way of the Lord. It was published by his sons for the public good, may he be an intercessor for us and all Israel. It is dated, “He has torn, and He will heal us הוא טרוף וירפאנו” (Hosea 6:1). The verso of the title page has a severe warning against unauthorized republishing. There is an introduction from R. Abraham Joseph ben R. M. ben Amram, followed by the text, set in a single column in square letters.

The will was translated into German by A. Loewenthal in Jahrbuch fur juedische Geschichte und Literatur, XXVIII, 1927, S. 110-138.

 

Hebrew Description:

והוא ספר הצוואה אשר השאיר ... מו"ה משה בן עמרם זצלה"ה שהי' אב"ד בק"ק הומנא, ובק"ק קליינווארדיין, וטו"ב שנים בק"ק חוסט ... ושם מנ"כ ... הובא לבית הדפוס על ידי בניו ... שנת ה'ו'א' ט'ר'ו'ף' ו'י'ר'פ'א'י'נ'ו'

בראש הספר: הקדמת בן המחבר, ר' אברהם יוסף. פ' רושם בטעות: תרע"א. וכך גם וואכשטיין (קרית ספר, שנהיא, תרצ"ד-תרצ"ה, עמ' 381).

 

References:

BE heh 677; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000117949