Auction 048 Rebbes of Satmar, Sighet and Bobov - Books, Objects, Letters and Manuscripts, Broadsides and Printed Items

Ben Porat Yosef – Lviv, 1866 – Copy of Rebbe Naftali Teitelbaum Rabbi of Nyírbátor

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Ben Porat Yosef, by R. Yaakov Yosef HaKohen of Polonne, close disciple of the Baal Shem Tov and disseminator of his teachings. With the famous letter which the Baal Shem Tov sent to his brother-in-law R. Gershon of Kitov. Lviv: J. M. Stand, 1866.
Copy of Rebbe Naftali Teitelbaum Rabbi of Nyírbátor, with his stamps on the title page and at the foot of many leaves.

R. Naftali Teitelbaum Rabbi of Nyírbátor (1867-1938), second son of Rebbe Yisrael Yaakov Yukel Teitelbaum of Volova, and grandson and disciple of the Yitav Lev. Son-in-law of his uncle R. Moshe Yosef Teitelbaum Rabbi of Ujhel (son of the Yitav Lev). Served as rabbi of Nyírbátor for forty years. A prominent rebbe in his times, and head of the Orthodox Bureau in Hungary.
Stamp on the title page of Chaim (Erno) Friedmann.

[1], 2-106 leaves. 25.5 cm. Good condition. Stains. Creases and wear. Leaves trimmed unevenly. Inscriptions and stamps. New leather binding.

Books of Important Ownership – Rebbes of Sighet, Volove and their Descendants