Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Chevra Machzirei Atarah LeYoshnah with Kollel HaIvrim – By Rabbi Akiva Yosef Schlesinger – Jerusalem, 1873

Opening: $300
Sold for: $400
Including buyer's premium

Chevra Machzirei Atarah LeYoshnah, with Kollel HaIvrim, by R. Akiva Yosef Schlesinger. [Jerusalem: Schmelke Yosef Schmer and brother-in-law Yitzchak Gościnny and R. Yaakov David Slotky, 1873].
The purpose of the work is to encourage Jews to return to Zion. The book contains a proposal to establish a government approved organization for the settlement of Eretz Israel, with a detailed plan for the organized settlement of the land.
40; [4] leaves. Lacking title page with preface on verso. 20 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, including dampstains. Marginal tears. Inscriptions. New binding.
The Bibliography of the Hebrew book lists [5] leaves at the end, yet all the copies we saw only comprised [4]; the content also seems to indicate that the book is complete.

PLEASE NOTE: Item descriptions were shortened in translation. For further information, please refer to Hebrew text.

Jerusalem and Eretz Israel – Books and Printed Matter