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

Chiddushei HaRashba – Brno, 1799 – Copy of the First Rebbe of Volova, Rebbe Yisrael Yaakov Yukel Teitelbaum, with His Signature and Stamp

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Chiddushei Halachot LehaRashba, on Tractate Gittin, by R. Shlomo ibn Aderet – the Rashba. [Brno]: Joseph Rossmann, 1799.
Copy of Rebbe Yisrael Yaakov Yokel Teitelbaum of Volova (Mizhhiria), with his signature and stamp on the title page (additional stamp in Hungarian, of the regional rabbi of Berbești); ownership inscription on the endpaper attesting that the book belongs to him. Signatures and inscriptions of "Shaul Teitelbaum" on the title page and endpaper – possibly his grandson R. Shaul Teitelbaum of Halmin (son of his son R. Menachem Mendel Teitelbaum of Jerusalem).
Other inscriptions, stamps and signatures, including an inscription attesting that the book belongs to R. Tzvi Hirsh Grossman (possibly R. Tzvi Hirsh Grossman Rabbi of Delatyn, father-in-law of R. Shlomo Drimmer author of Beit Shlomo) and a signature: "Moshe Tzvi Drimmer" (presumably R. Moshe Tzvi Drimmer of Vizhnitza, nephew of the Beit Shlomo).


Rebbe Yisrael Yaakov Yukel Teitelbaum of Volova, author of Hetev Etiv (1840-1924), nephew and son-in-law of the Yitav Lev. Served as rabbi of Berbești, and in 1889, succeeded his father as rabbi of Gorlitz. He was later appointed rabbi of Volova, Zakarpattia, where he established a prominent yeshiva. A leading rebbe in his times. His descendants include many prominent rabbis and rebbes.


[2], 2-55, [2] leaves. Approx. 36 cm. Good condition. Stains. Creases and wear. Marginal open tears, not affecting text. Marginal worming, slightly affecting text. Inscriptions, glosses and stamps. New leather binding.


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