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

Machzor for the High Holiday and Three Festivals – Zhitomir, 1857 – Rare Edition

Opening: $1,000
Sold for: $8,750
Including buyer's premium

Machzor for Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and the Three Festivals, following the rite of Poland, Bohemia, Moravia, Lithuania, and Belarus (Ashkenazi rite). Zhitomir: R. Chanina Lipa and R. Yehoshua Heshel Shapira, grandsons of the rabbi of Slavita, 1857.
[2], 182 leaves. Approx. 21 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, including dampstains and traces of past dampness. Wear. Minor worming, slightly affecting text. Tears, including open tears affecting text, repaired with paper. Significant worming and open tears to two leaves, affecting text, repaired with paper (leaves presumably provided from a different copy). Marginal paper repairs to second title page and other leaves. Inscriptions. New leather binding.
Rare edition, not listed in the NLI catalog. Listed in the Bibliography of the Hebrew Book based on a copy offered at auction.

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

Books Printed in Slavita and Zhitomir