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

Shaar HaTefillah – By The Be'er Mayim Chaim – Sudylkiv, 1825 – First Edition

Opening: $500
Sold for: $2,250
Including buyer's premium

Shaar HaTefillah, on prayer, by Rebbe Chaim Thirer of Czernowitz (Chernivtsi), author of Be'er Mayim Chaim and Sidduro shel Shabbat. Sudylkiv: Eliezer son of Mordechai Bilitch, [1825]. First edition.
Printed here for the first time is the author's well known responsum regarding the recitation of "Leshem Yichud", in which he rebuts the opinion of the Noda BiYehuda, who criticized its recital.
Ownership inscription on endpaper of R. Moshe Pedhatzur (Podhorzer; 1889-1963), grandson of R. Refael Silberman Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Safed, first mayor of Safed after the establishment of the State. Additional signatures of his on title page, second leaf and back endpaper.
[2], 102, 113-115; 3-10 leaves. 23.5 cm. Good condition. Stains. Worming. A few marginal tears. Perforation affecting text in one place. New leather binding.

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