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

Maaseh Rav – First Edition – Vilna and Horodna, 1832

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Maaseh Rav, practices of the Gaon of Vilna, by R. Yissachar Ber, posek in Vilna. Vilna and Horodna, [1832]. First edition.
Originally printed with two title pages. The present copy is lacking the first title page.
First edition of one of the most important books regarding the customs of the Gaon of Vilna. The book records the customs and rulings of the Gaon of Vilna, based on the personal testimonies of his disciples.
[1], 67 pages. Lacking first title page. 20 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, including dampstains. wear. Worming. Many inscriptions, signatures and stamps. Old binding, worn.
Vinograd, Thesaurus of the Books of the Vilna Gaon, no. 808.

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The Gaon of Vilna and his Disciples
The Gaon of Vilna and his Disciples