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    Judah Aaron Moses Altschuler ben Abraham Enoch, Rabbi of Krumenau. [Hebrew Title:] Sefer Vichal Moshe. Frankfurt on the Oder, 1691. Krown & Spellman retail: $300. Second Edition. 4to. 64ff. 20th c. cloth, title on red label, old Hebrew inscription on verso of t.p., minor stains, a nice copy. T.p. in woodcut surround. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Altschuler was a rabbi at Kromau (Moravia) in the beginning of the 17th century. His most famous work the "Vichal Moshe" is a kabbalistic ascetic treatise on devotion. The second part "Torat-ha-Asham" (Precepts Concerning the Sin-offering) enumerates the varius modes of penance for each transgression of the Jewish law.  Discussion of Exodus XXXII, chap 11 ethics and aesthetics and a second part on the "Lex Sacrificii de poenitentia." Vinograd, Frankfurt on the Oder, 44. Zedner 402. Cowley 355. Steinschneider 5682

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