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

Mesilat Yesharim (by the Ramchal) – Copy of the Daughter of the Rebbe of Satmar and Her Husband Rebbe Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Meyer-Teitelbaum of Sassov

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Mesilat Yesharim, ethics and fear of G-d, by R. Moshe Chaim Luzzatto – the Ramchal. Warsaw: the Levin-Epstein Brothers, 1922. Stereotype edition of the Warsaw 1884 edition, with Yiddish translation.
Copy of the daughter of Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar, Rebbetzin Chaya Roiza and her husband Rebbe Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Meyer-Teitelbaum of Sassov - inscription (partially trimmed) at the foot of the title page. On the title page and other leaves, stamps of her husband Rebbe Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Meyer, from his tenures as yeshiva dean in Karoly and as rabbi of Szemihaly.


Rebbe Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Meyer-Teitelbaum of Sassov (1906-1966), son of Rebbe Chanoch Henich of Sassov. Son-in-law of his uncle Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar, and his assistant in directing his yeshivot in Orsheva, Karoly and Satmar. He also served as rabbi of Szemihaly (Bűdszentmihály). Following the Holocaust, he established the Sassov Chassidut in the United States and in the 1960s, he founded the Kiryat Yismach Moshe neighborhood in Eretz Israel.


[1], 3-88 leaves. Lacking [1] leaf after title page. 19.5 cm. Brittle paper. Good condition. Stains, including dark stains. Browned paper. Marginal tears, slightly affecting text in some places. Verso of title page reinforced with tape. Inscriptions. New binding.

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