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

Tiferet HaTzvi – Zhovkva, 1803 – Copy of Rabbi Meir Shapiro of Lublin, Founder of the Daf HaYomi

Opening: $600

Tiferet HaTzvi, composition on Tractate Beitzah and novellae on the laws of Yoreh Deah, by R. Uziel Meisels of Ritshvol (Ryczywół), disciple of the Maggid of Mezeritch. Zhovkva, 1803. First edition.
Copy of R. Meir Shapiro of Lublin, dean of the Chachmei Lublin yeshiva and founder of the Daf HaYomi. His stamps appear on the title page and front flyleaf: "Meir Shapiro Rabbi of Piotrkow".
Stamps of the Chachmei Lublin yeshiva library.
On the title page, stamp (over the stamps of R. Meir Shapiro) of R. Moshe Nachum Yerushalimski Rabbi of Kielce (1855-1916), a leading Halachic authority in his generation, who corresponded already in his youth with prominent Torah scholars of the time, such as the Shoel UMeshiv, R. Yosef Shaul Nathansohn.
[2], 29; 16 leaves. Originally, 29 leaves bound at end of book (order of two works exchanged). 36.5 cm. Good condition. Stains and minor wear. Minor marginal tears to first two leaves. Minor tears and damage to last leaf, slightly affecting text. Minor worming, occasionally affecting text. Several leaves trimmed close to text, affecting headings and catchwords. Stamps. New binding.

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Chassidut – Books with Signatures, Stamps and Ownership Inscriptions
Chassidut – Books with Signatures, Stamps and Ownership Inscriptions