HARUZE MARGALIYOT [PARTS ONE AND TWO COMPLETE].
New York: Rosenberg Printing, 1919. Item #37643
First edition. Original ornamented boards. 8vo. 139 leaves [ie 278 pages] + 404 +  pages. 23 cm. In Hebrew. Not in Goldman. Title translates to “Verses of Margaliiyot. ” A prior edition of vol I only was issued 7 years ealier in Jerusalem. Rabbi Gabriel Zev ben Jehiel Isaac Margolis (1848-1935) , was among the leading Orthodox rabbis in the United States. He came to the United States in 1907 at the age of 59, after a nasty dispute with Jewish socialists. He was the son-in-law of R. Nahum of Grodno, who was the spiritual mentor of Rabbi Israel Meir ha-Kohen Kagan, popularly known as the Hafetz Hayyim. He served in a number of congregations in Boston until finally moving to Adas Yisroel in Manhattan. SUBJECTS: Hebrew sermons. Jewish sermons. Bible. O. T. Pentateuch -- Sermons. OCLC lists two copies worldwide (BU and Harvard) . CD 0179003. Hinges shaken, some old internal hinge repairs, blindstamp on title pages. Previous owner’s handwriting on inner cover. Overall Good Condition. (AMR-47-37A) . Xx.