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Kitbe Samuel, R. Samuel Waldberg, Cracow 1907

כתבי שמואל - First Edition

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  • Lot Number 51208
  • Title (English) Kitbe Samuel
  • Title (Hebrew) כתבי שמואל
  • Note Only Edition
  • Author R. Samuel Waldberg
  • City Cracow
  • Publisher דפוס יוסף פישער
  • Publication Date 1907
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 1894407
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Physical Description

Only edition, octavo. xii, [1], 98 pp. 215:145 mm., light age staining, nice margins. A very good copy bound in later boards, rubbed.

Detail Description

Only edition of these varied discourses on the weekly Torah readings, Bible, and tractates on both the Babylonian Talmud and the Jerusalem Talmud by R. Samuel Waldberg. The title-page informs that Kitbe Samuel was published posthumously by his son-in-law R. Moses Buber and his son R. Raphael Waldberg. After the title-page is a photo of the author wearing a spudic, the inscription on his tombstone, words in memoriam, Loshon  Hachomim on the Torah, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Shir ha-Shirim, Mishle, Eichah, and Divrei ha-Yamim. This is followed by Divre Hachomim on tractates of the Talmud. Kitbe Samuel is a small but very rich and varied work.


R. Samuel Waldberg (1829-1906), son of R. Joel Waldberg and Eidel Serl Waldberg, husband of Ester Berle Ernestine Birnbaum, born in Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, served as rabbi in Jaroslaw and Zolkiew. A prolific author, among R. Waldberg’s other works are Divre Shmuel on the Talmud, Divre; Sefer Torat Elohim : ḥumash ... ʻim Netinah la-ger : Targum, pe. Rashi, Ibn Ezra and Darkhe ha-shinuyim.


Hebrew Description

כולל: לשון חכמים, על המקרא; דברי חכמים, על הש"ס.


Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960  # 000130123 ; BE caph 654