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

Maleh Ratzon – Frankfurt am Main, 1710 – Signature of Rabbi Meir Yaakov Horowitz, Son of the Haflaa and Son-in-Law of R. Shaul Rabbi of Amsterdam

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Maleh Ratzon, "to resolve all the difficulties in the Talmud", by R. Avraham Naftali Hirsch HaLevi Spitz Segal, rabbi of Worms and the region. Frankfurt am Main, [1710]. First edition.
At the top of the title page, signature of R. Meir Yaakov Horowitz, son of the Haflaa; other inscriptions.
Inscription on the leaf following the title page, attesting to having received the book as wedding gift from R. Meir Yaakov.
Additional inscription on the following leaf.
R. Meir Yaakov Horowitz (1754-1780), son of the Haflaa and son-in-law of R. Shaul Rabbi of Amsterdam. He passed away at the young age of 26, in his father's lifetime. Some of his novellae were published by his father at the end of his book Haflaa on Ketubot, and by his brother (in Machaneh Levi, printed together with HaMikneh).
[2], 4; 97 [i.e. 99]; 40, 42-43, 45-114; 7, 9-10; 13, [1] leaves. Lacking leaves 41 and 44 of third sequence. Leaves 49-50 of second sequence bound out of order. 30 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, tears and wear. Worming to several leaves, affecting text. Binding damaged, lacking spine, and detached.

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