Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Year-Round Machzor – Set of Six volumes – London, 1807 – Engraved Portrait of Chief Rabbi Shlomo Hirschell

Opening: $1,200

Year-round machzor according to Polish rite, for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Passover, Sukkot and Shavuot, with English translation. London, [1807]. Six volumes.
Engraved title page in each volume.
In the first volume, engraved frontispiece portrait of R. Shlomo Hirschell Berliner Rabbi of London, captioned in Hebrew and in English: "Portrait of the illustrious Torah scholar, R. Shlomo son of R. Tzvi, rabbi of the Ashkenazi community in London and the country, illustrious descendant of R. Heshel and Chacham Tzvi" / "The Rev. Solomon Hirschell; Chief Rabbi of the German and Polish Jews in England".
Six volumes. Rosh Hashanah: [2], 13 pages, 14-26, 232 leaves, 11 pages. Yom Kippur, Vol. I: 250 leaves. Yom Kuppur, Vol. II: [1], 212 leaves. Sukkot: [1], 240 leaves. Passover: [1], 266 leaves. Shavuot: [1], 185, [7] leaves. 22-23.5 cm. Some leaves slightly browned. Overall good conition. Stains. Stamps and handwritten inscriptions. Gilt edges to two volumes. New bindings.
Vol. I of Yom Kippur is not recorded in The Bibliography of the Hebrew Book. Vol. II of Yom Kippur recorded in the Bibliography of the Hebrew Book has only 199 leaves (as does one of the copies in the NLI). This copy has 212 leaves.

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