Presentation Copy. Rare edition of the first two volumes of the responsa Minchas Elazar. Printed on regal paper. R. Chaim Elazar Shapiro (1868 –1937) was one of the greatest and most influential Chasidic Rebbes of the Twentieth century. Born in Strzyzów he was a scion of the illustrious Shapiro family, descendants of the Bnei Yissocsar. In 1913 he succeeded his father as Rav of Munkacs and the surrounding communities. A prolific writer he authored over 20 seforim. His most notable work was his responsa Minchas Elazar, and it after this work that he is classically known. Kahan & Fried press. Vol one; 6, 87 pages 38 cm. Original binding. Vol 2; 8, 77 pages. 38 cm. Volume one with a gold title page. One folio lacking in volume two and two pages printed on regular paper.
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