Auction 42 - Rare and Important Items

Manuscript, Shir Hillulim for Eirusin (Betrothal) – Hebrew and German – by Rabbi Dov Ber Eibeshitz – Birnbaum (Germany), 1825

Opening: $1,000
Sold for: $1,250
Including buyer's premium
Manuscript, "Shir Hillulim V'Birkat Olamim", in honor of the writing of tena'im of the groom Zelig ben Rabbi Ze'ev Wolf of the "Międzychód community called Birnbaum" with the bride Rechel bat R' Shmuel Heilbut of the Hamburg community. Birnbaum – the German name of the city of Międzychód (today Poland), 1825. Hebrew, Yiddish and German.
Handsome booklet, in square Ashkenazi writing, eloquent Rashi script. Written by the groom's friend: "Dov Ber ben Rabbi Yehonatan Eibeshitz of the family of Rabbi Yehonatan HaGadol who was Av Beit Din in Altona, Hamburg and Wandsbek, public emissary and trustee of the Birnbaum community". Throughout the booklet is a poem of 14 stanzas in Hebrew with German translation (on alternating separate pages). On page [15] is the writer's signature.
[16] leaves. 19 cm. Good condition, spotting. Contemporary binding, damaged.
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Rare and Important Items