Auction 93 Part 2 - Ancient Books, Chassidic and Kabbalistic Books, Manuscripts and Letters

Pnei Zaken (Komarno) – Lviv, 1851 – With Author's Promise: "Whoever Studies It Will Find Pleasure in the World to Come"

Opening: $300
Sold for: $425
Including buyer's premium

Tractate Shekalim of the Jerusalem Talmud, with the Pnei Zaken commentary, by R. Yitzchak Eizik Safrin of Komárno. Lviv: Josef Schnayder, 1851. Only edition.

In his preface, the author writes that he composed Pnei Zaken "to endear the words of our Sages… whoever studies it will find pleasure in the World to Come…".

[1], 2-21, 23-24, 24-28, [1] leaves (misfoliation). 35 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Worming, mostly marginal (slightly affecting text). Leaves trimmed with damage to headings in several places. New binding.

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