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Auction 19 Lot Number 97

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Sefer Shnei Luchot Habrit – Frankfurt An Der Oder, 1717

Sefer Shnei Luchot Habrit, by Rabbi Yeshaya HaLevi Horowitz. Includes introduction "Vavei Ha'Amudim", by his son Rabbi Sheftel Horowitz. Frankfurt an der Oder, [1717].
Stamps of Rabbi "Daniel Zeligג€¦ Zacks, Rosh Metivta in the region of Kaunas" [Rabbi in Lithuania and Jerusalem. Author of book "Chemdat Daniel", Jerusalem, 1932].
[3], 422; 44 leaves (missing: first title page. Separate title page for "Vavei Ha'Amudim"). Bound in two volumes. 31 cm. Good condition. Many stains, few tears.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 98

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Etz Chaim – Nahar Shalom, Jerusalem 1867 – Corrections and Manuscript Leaf by Rabbi Yehuda Petayah

Etz Chaim, by Rabbi Chaim Vital. Jerusalem, 1866. Bound with the Nahar Shalom by Rabbi Shalom Sharabi. Jerusalem, 1867. Two bibliographically unknown leaves at the end of the Nahar Shalom.
Glosses and corrections in two different handwritings, one similar to the handwriting of holy Gaon and Mekubal Rabbi Yehuda Petayah. A (torn) leaf was found within the book's sheets, written on both sides in Rabbi Yehuda Petayah's handwriting (paragraph copied from the Zohar interpretation on Shir Ha-Shirim).
154; 39 leaves, 33 cm. Good condition. Rebound.
S. Ha-Levi 135-136.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 99

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Shiur Koma – Copy of Rabbi Pinchas of Kantikoziva

Sefer Shiur Koma, inclusive index for all books of Kabbalah, by Rabbi Moshe Cordovero - the Ramak. Warsaw, [1883]. First edition of manuscript.
Numerous stamps of the Rebbe Rabbi "Pinchas Rabinowitz Kantikoziva". Handwritten caption "Proofread and complete". - Rabbi Pinchas Rabinowitz (1861-1926, Otzar HaRabbanim 16957), served as rebbe in Kantikoziva (Charson region). Succeeded his father, Rabbi Yitzchak Yo'el, as rebbe in Linitz. Described as tremendous genius in all facets of the Torah. His composition Avodat Yitzchak on the Torah remained handwritten. Among his sons: Rabbi Ya'akov Yisrael the Rebbe of Charson, and Rabbi Menachem Nachum Rabinowitz Av Beit Din of Haifa. Among his sons-in-law: the Rebbes Rabbi Moshe of Stolin and Rabbi Yitzchak of Skver. (For additional information about him see: Alfasi, Encyclopedia of Hassidism, volume 3, page 539).
[4], 188 pages. 23.5 cm. Good condition. Old binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 100

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Sefer Shoshanat Ya’akov – On Wisdom of the Face and Palmistry

Sefer Shoshanat Ya'akov "Palmistry and Wisdom of the Faceג€¦", by Rabbi Ya'akov son of Rabbi Mordechai of Fulda. With "Tzror HaChaim", Chiddushim on the Torah, by the publisher Rabbi Chaim from Polonia. Livorno, [1792]. Printed illustration of lines of palm.
Ownership signature: "Gavriel Chaim of Ankona". Ex libris with illustration of palm and explanations in Latin.
[8], 44 leaves. 14 cm. Good condition, stains.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 101

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Collection of Books of Kabbalah and Destinies

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Five books, various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 102

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Siddur Sha’arei Shamayim Ya’abetz, Vol.2 – Koritz 1818

Siddur Sha'arei Shamayim by Rabbi Ya'akov Emden - the Ya'avetz, Vol.2, prayers and festival related topics (Rosh Chodesh, Passover Haggadah, prayers for the Shalosh Regalim, Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur, Purim and Chanukkah) "the palace of Hashem's city has 14 gates, Sha'arei Shamayim Vol.2, also called Or HaChama" - Siddur according to Polish customs with interpretations, customs, Halachot and Mussar. Koritz, 1818. Second edition printed with the initiative and approbation of Chassidic leaders: the Apta Rebbe, Rabbi Mordechai of Chernobyl and more. (Approbations appear on Vol.1 printed that same year).
145 leaves. 18 cm. High quality paper, good condition, light restored damage so looks like it is in very good condition. Semi-leather, luxurious binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 103

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Machzor Sha’ar Bat Rabim – Venice, 1711-1715

Magnificent Sha'ar Bat Rabim Machzor. Venice, (1711-1715). Three out of four sections. (Yom Kippur, Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot), in magnificent leather bindings.
"Machzor with Hadrat Kodesh commentary as customary by Ashkenaziג€¦ printed for holy congregations of cities in Italy which include congregations in Venice of the Ashkenazim and Sephardim, from Padova, Rovigo, Verona, Mantova, Casale Monferrato, Gorizia and all their regions"
Three volumes: Section 1/A until end of Machzor of Pesach: 1-228 leaves. Section 1/B begins with Pirkei Avot: 229-360 leaves. Section 2/B, prayers from Yom Kippur: 197-372, 377-384 leaves.
38.5 cm, wide margins, printed on thick high quality paper. Good-fair condition, minor stains and slight moth damage. Antique rubbed-out leather binding.
+ Attached for completion, incomplete and unbound copy of section 2/A and section 2/B which includes prayers for Rosh HaShana and some of Yom Kippur prayers: leaves 50, 54-289, 300-302.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 104

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Machzor for Yom Kippur – Handwritten Appendices and Corrections by the cantors of the Gorizia Community

Machzor for Yom Kippur, according to the custom of Italian communities, with the commentary Hadrat Kodesh (second part of Part 2 of Machzor Sha'ar Bat Rabim, Venice, 1715).
Many inscriptions and signatures from 1813-1838, from cantors who served in the Gorizia (Italy) community and its surroundings. Handwritten prayer leaves, hand-illustrated title page, appendices of prayers, handwritten replacements of missing pages and many glosses.
[1 handwritten title page], 197-372, 377-384 leaves. 35 cm. Very poor condition, major moth damage, stains and wear.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 105

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Machzor Amsterdam 1706, Unknown Edition with Illustrated Title-Page

Yearly Machzor, Ashkenazi and Polish rites, Amsterdam, 1706. Copper etching illustrated title page.
[1], 125 leaves (apparently missing one last leaf). 21 cm. Good-fair condition, wear and light damages affecting the leaves margins. Ornate, apparently original, leather binding.
Bibliographically unknown. Not mentioned in the Bibliography project CD. The Vinograd and Rosenfeld CDs include editions with completely different page numbers.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 106

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Machzor for the High Holidays Ashkenazi Custom – Amsterdam, 1708

Machzor Ashkenazi custom. Vol. 1 is devoted to the High Holidays (Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur) with commentaries and Halachot. Amsterdam, 1708. Shlomo Prups printing press. Approbations by Amsterdam rabbis and Rabbi Naftali HaCohen Av Beit Din Frankfurt am Main.
[3], 228 leaves. 23.5 cm. Good condition. Antique handwritten caption "Monetary purchase for the Holchei Derech Tamim Society", colorful end paper, original luxurious leather binding, tears and scratches on the binding.
+ Additional leaves: postcard invitation to the Yom Kippur service, Amsterdam, 1935; synagogue monetary statement from the month of Elul 1946; "GEBED" special payer for the Holocaust victims "in memory of members of our congregation and in memory of all the members of Your People who were chased away from their homes and were killed in tremendous suffering and with no dignityג€¦", Amsterdam, [1946?].

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Auction 19 Lot Number 107

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Yearly Siddur, Karlsruhe, 1805

Year-round seder Tefilah, Ashkenazic custom. (Siddur Kol-Bo, with interpretations and Halachot in Yiddish-Deutsch and Tzur letters - including Tehillim with special title page). Karlsruhe, 1805. Approved by Rabbi Yedidyah Tiya Weill and more. Two title pages, the first one illustrated.
Owners' signature Rabbi "Itzak Walach" marriages, births and deaths records, years 1819-1830.
[6], 192, 166 leaves. 25.5 cm. High quality paper, good condition, few stains from use. Incomplete binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 108

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Siddur Atirat Yitzchak – Fancy Binding

Siddur Atirat Yitzchak, year-round prayers, proofread and accurate translated into English by Rabbi Avrahamson. New York [Budapest, c. 1930].
On title page margins: Made in Hungary - Stereotype printing of one of Yosef Shlesinger's editions, Vienna. For I. M. ALTER New York.
[2] leaves, IV pages, [4] leaves, [1], 352, 152 [should be 352], 2 pages. 16 cm. Dry paper, good condition, several detached leaves. Folded fabric spine. Ivory-like bindings, with decorations of the Two Tablets of Law and a metal buckle.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 109

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Siddur Tefillat Yisrael – Fancy Binding

Siddur Tefillat Yisrael, with Hungarian translation, Budapest 1906. Stamps and handwritten dedication from Vienna.
[1], 430, [2] pages. Approx. 17 cm. golden leaf edges, especially fancy leather binding, with buckles and metal and shell decorations. In original cushioned box.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 110

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Five Books of Prayers of Amsterdam Printings

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Various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 111

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Seder Ma’amadot, Venice, 1780 – Miniature, with “Lamnatze’ach” Menorah

Seder Ma'amadot and Shir HaYichud, arranged according to the days of the week. Venice, [1780]. Bragadin Press.
124 leaves. 11.2 cm. Fair condition, stains from usage and wear, restored tears on title page. Semi-leather binding.
Illustrated leaf of "Shiviti" with "Lamnatze'ach" Menorah glued on back binding leaf, [hand-drawn illustration from the 18th-19th century].

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Auction 19 Lot Number 112

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Tikunei Shabbat – Four Books

Tikunei Shabbat, according to the Ari, prayers and Mishanyot to say on Shabbat, four editions: * Venice, 1792. * Venice, 1792 with the evening and afternoon Shabbat prayers. (Worn copy). *Livorno, 1853 with prayers and appendices. * Livorno, [1856], with prayers.
Four books, various sizes and conditions, good to fair, some worn with moth damage.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 113

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Tikkun Leil Shavuot – Four Books of Venice Printing

1. Shefar HaTikkunim, "For Atzeret (Shavuot) and Hoshana Raba, set and copied from Etz Chaim by Rabbi Chaim Vital as established and received byג€¦ the wondrous light the Arizal". Venice,[1696]. Wandermin printing. (Edited by R' Moshe Zakut, according to Venice 1682).
2. Shefar HaTikkunim, Venice [1717]. Bragadin printing.
3. Seder Tikkun L'Leil Hoshana Raba, as accustomed in Eretz Israel. Venice, 1728.
4. Sefer Tikkun L'Leil Shavuot, (copied from the book Shnei Luchot HaBrit) with appendices and Ha'Idra Raba. Venice, [1767]. Bnei Pu'a printing. Inscriptions and stamps of "Ohavei Torah" Association [Firenze?].
Four books various sizes and conditions, good condition to good-fair.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 114

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Tikun Shovevim – Three Books Venice Printing

Tikun Shovevim, for those who are accustomed to fasting during the days of Shovevim, (with Mincha and the Torah reading for fasts - VaYachel). "Arranged by the G-dly Mekubal Rabbi Moshe Zakut who leads sinners on the right path". * Venice, 1739 - two different editions. * Venice, 1741, with the addition of new poems.
The days of Shovevim are Mondays and Thursdays during the winter when the Parshiot of Shovevim are read (Shemot, Va'era, Bo, Beshalach, Yitro and Mishpatim). According to kabbala, these days are especially endowed for correcting sins. Various communities are accustomed to fasting, repenting and saying special selichot during these days.
Three books, various sizes and conditions, good to good-fair.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 115

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Seder Brachot K’Minhag Italia – Two Books

1. Seder Brachot According to Italian Customs, with songs for Shabbat and Motzaei Shabbat and songs for festivals and Sefirat HaOmerג€¦ and one hundred blessings. We added the prayer for women to say before lighting Shabbat candles. Laws and instructions in Italian. Venice, 1780.
Fifty six leaves (without the haggadah printed separately), 17 cm. Good condition, minor stains, ex-libris, moth damage to binding. Semi-leather binding, old and worn.
2. Seder Brachot According to Italian Customs, with Passover haggadah, Livorno [1823]. According to Venice 1780.
Eighty five leaves. 14.5 cm. Good-fair condition, stains and wine stains. New binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 116

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Pri Etz Hadar – Seder Tu B’Shvat – Three Editions

Three editions of the book "Pri Etz Hadar", order of prayers, learning and intentions for 15th of Shvat according to the book Chemdat Yamim, [with order for Chanukah and Purim].
* Venice, [1762]. (Oriental signatures). * Livorno, [1823]. Ya'akov Tovaina Press. * Livorno, [1823]. Otolingi Press.
15-16 cm. Various conditions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 117

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Collection of Prayer Books, Machzorim and Sifrei Tehillim of Italy Printings

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Twenty-five books. Various sizes and conditions. Ownership notations and signatures. Majority of Machzorim contain Italian translation. Some have fine bindings.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 118

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Collection of Pamphlets and Prayer Books

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Nine volumes and pamphlets, various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 119

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Collection of Books on the Topic of Circumcision

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Five books, various sizes and conditions, most in good condition.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 120

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Siddur HaShalom, Moscow 1956 – Magnificent Copy with Dedication

Siddur HaShalom, year round prayers, "Edited by the Head of the Religious Community of Moscow, Rabbi Shlomoג€¦ Shleifer". Moscow, 1956. Magnificent copy with cover printed in Hebrew and Russian. On the page before the title, a handwritten dedication is written in the name of Rabbi Shlomo Shleifer from Moscow, 1957.
This siddur was published by the religious community of Moscow, under the eyes of the Communist rule who preferred that the synagogue in Moscow continue its activities for the whole world to see, but only by the elderly belonging to the old world. The siddur was printed without a Russian translation to prevent Russian youth from being attracted to Judaism. [On Page 71 an interesting censor correction is found - in Al HaNissim, "al hamilchamot" (on the wars) was erased from the copy].
On page 2, title page in Russian. On page 479, introduction in Russian. Pages 5-6, introductions on prayer and peace. Pages 7-12, learning to read and Russian transcription of the Hebrew alphabet and Hebrew vowels.
479 pages. 26 cm. Good condition. Original fabric covers.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 121

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Passover Haggadah with Illustrations – Venice, 1663

Passover Haggadah, in Lashon HaKodesh (Biblical Hebrew) and in Italian [in Hebrew letters], "with some illustrations of all the wonders that were performed for our fathersג€¦". Venice, 1663.
Each page is in a decorative frame, with many wood-cut illustrations. Done according to the Venice edition 1629 [with minor changes]. Published in three editions: Italian, Ashkenazi language and Sefardi language [Ladino].
[26] leaves. 33 cm. Fair condition, major stains to half of leaves. Tears to leaf margins professionally restored. New fancy leather binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 122

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Birkat HaMazon – Das Benshin (With Pesach Haggadah and Illustrations) – Frankfurt Am Main, 1727 – Bibliographically Unknown Edition

Birkat HaMazon, as customary by Ashkenaz Poland - Das Benshin. With Shabbat Zemirot and Pesach Haggadah. German commentary in Hebrew letters, woodcut illustrations. Frankfurt am Main, [1727]. Shlomo Zalman Aptrod and Moshe Bamberg Press (in "Amsterdam letters").
Fifty two leaves, 20.5 cm. Good-fair condition, stains and wear (damage restoration on title page). New semi-parchment binding.
Bibliographically unknown edition! Not listed in Otzar HaHaggadot and in Ya'ari, or in Bibliography CDs!! In Bibliography Institute CD record 0182592 and in Otzar HaHaggadot record 159, a different edition is listed from the same printers which has the following leaf count: 15, 15-46, [1] leaves. The Pesach Haggadah appears on leaves 30-45. The Pesach Haggadah in this copy appears on leaves 33/2 until 50/1 followed by Birkat HaNehenin [blessings made upon food, drinks and pleasurable items].

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Auction 19 Lot Number 123

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Illustrated Haggadah With Map of Eretz Israel – Amsterdam, 1712

Passover Haggadah, with nice commentary and pretty illustrations, with a map of Eretz Israel and the order of the travels in the desert. Amsterdam, 1712. Shlomo Proops printing.
Two sections, the first with illustrations of Moshe and Aharon and an illustration of Moshe at the burning bush. The illustrations and maps, copper etchings done by Avraham ben Ya'akov [Avraham the convert] illustrator of Amsterdam Haggadah 11695 (the whole haggadah was printed according to that edition, with variations in the illustrations of the title page and two other illustrations).
[1], 31 leaves. 31.5 cm. + folded map. Good condition, stains, minor professional restorations to margins and folds of map. Fancy leather binding (original).
Ya'ari 73; Otzar HaHagaddot 120. [See more about this haggadah: Prof. Betzalel Rut HaHaggadah HaMetzuyeret Shebadfus, Areshet, 3, 1961, page 24].

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Auction 19 Lot Number 124

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Pesach Haggadah, Verona, 1828

Sephardic Pesach Haggadah. Printed especially for the Ashkenazi youths Yisrael and his brothers, grandsons of the philanthropist Shlomo Aharon HaCohen. Verona, [1828]. Illustrations of Matzah and bitter herbs. Facing title page: Photograph-plate of Shabbat candle lighting.
[1], 20 leaves. 20 cm. High quality paper, wide margins. Good-fair condition, moth damage and stains.
Ya'ari 491; Otzar HaHaggadot 680.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 125

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Ten Haggadot with Commentaries

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Ten books, various sizes and conditions, some with new bindings.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 126

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Nine Haggadot – Oriental Countries – With Ladino Translation, Jewish-Arabic, Persian and More

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Nine books and booklets, various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 127

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Five Chassidic Haggadot

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Five books, various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 128

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Four Haggadot – French Translation

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Four books, various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 129

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Collection of Haggadot – South America

Nine haggadot printed in South America.
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Nine haggadot. Various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 130

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Passover Haggadah with 238 Commentaries – Shanghai 1946

Passover haggadah, with 238 commentaries and appendices. Shanghai, 1946. Handwritten signed dedication.
[1], 72 leaves. 19.5 cm. Good condition, worn binding without spine.
Otzar HaHaggadot 4027. Photocopy of Padgorze edition 1905.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 131

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List of Pesach Haggadot – Peterburg, 1901 – Inscription of Author – Copy of Avraham Ya’ari (Including his Glosses)

List of Pesach Haggadot, which were printed worldwide over a span of four hundred years (1500-1900), by Shmuel Weiner. Peterburg, 1901.
Title page of book contains inscription by author (to poet Yosef Mazal of Manchester), beneath it notation and signature: "I have purchased it on Rosh Chodesh Tevet 1934 A[vraham] Ya'ari". This copy served Ya'ari throughout his composition "Bibliography of Pesach Haggadot" (Jerusalem 1961): Margins of sheets contain many dozens of listings of dates and notations in pencil in Ya'ari's handwriting (with several comments as: "We now have, I have listed", "I have seen without a translation", etc.).
[1], VII; 54; 12 pages. 29 cm. Fair condition. Detached leaves, stains. Coarse tears on several leaves. Damaged cardboard binding.
From Dr. Israel Mehlman's private collection.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 132

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Mishnayot Taharot with Maimonides Commentary, Napoli 1492 – Thousands of Handwritten Glosses and Corrections from the Time of Print

Maimonides' Mishna commentary, Seder Taharot. Napoli, 1492. Yehoshua Shlomo Soncino. First edition.
Thousands of glosses, correcions, additions and omissions, scholarly remarks and illustrations in old, legible Oriental handwriting from the time of print. Based on the content, it is obvious that all of the above was written by an outstanding Torah scholar who learned the Seder Taharot in great depth. There are also a couple of captions and inscriptions in Yemenite handwriting [from later times, c. 17th century].
This first edition of the Maimonides Mishna commentary on Seder Taharot is known to have many errors and missing parts, all editions following this one were copied from the present edition with its mistakes, except for additions later made in the Venice editions of 1546 and Mantua 1563. The present manuscript contains numerous corrections and additions, most of which do not appear in any other edition.
Compared to the translated versions printed recently [the Kappach and Korach versions], the present manuscript seems far more precise both in the commentary translation and depiction.
The present manuscript with its additions and corrections was copied from earlier and more precise versions of that manuscript, from translations of the Mishna commentary written at the time of the Rishonim and it contains numerous additions that can't be found in any other edition.
Complete copy, [86] leaves. 36 cm. Fair condition, extensive, professionally restored moth damage with paper paste and fillings. White, luxurious leather binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 133

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Rambam, Soncino, 1490 – With Glosses Written in Early Ashkenazi Handwriting from Printing Period

Mishneh Torah L'Rambam, (the volume of Zemanim is almost complete, most of volumes Nashim and Kedusha, and several leaves of volumes Mada and Ahava). [Soncino, 1490].
The sheets have long inscriptions in early Ashkenazi handwriting (characteristic of the printing period, end of 15th century), most are Hagahot Maimoni'ot with appendices and different from the printed version, some of the glosses end with "by Rabbi Shalit" and some end with "the Ramach".
Hagahot Maimoni'ot, are appendices to the Rambam, written by Ashkenazi scholars from the Beit Midrash of the Maharam of Rottenberg, containing a compilation of appendices according to the words of Rashi, Tosfot and the Maharam of Rottenberg and Ashkenazi scholars. This work based on the Ramach (Rabbi Meir HaCohen) disciple of the Maharam of Rottenberg, has undergone additional editing by Ashkenazi scholars. Two versions of editions appear in print and several others in manuscripts. These glosses first appeared in the Rambam edition printed in Constantinople (1509) and are known as "Hagahot Maimoni'ot Constantinople". Hagahot Maimoni'ot printed in the Rambam edition in Venice (1524) have an entirely different version from the Constantinople edition, and these are the glosses printed in all Rambam editions until today.
From initial comparison it seems that the glosses in this manuscript are more similar to the version of Hagahot Maimoni'ot printed in Venice but they have many variations and full sections not found in the printed version. We also note that apparently these glosses were copied from an early manuscript where the Maharam of Rottenberg is still mentioned as "my teacher he shall live long (still alive)", different from the later manuscripts and printed editions.
Additionally, this manuscript has inscriptions and glosses in Yemenite handwriting [c. 17th century].
Approx. 85 leaves (originally: 380 leaves) + one leaf of replacement in Yemenite handwriting. Approx. 30-32 cm. Varied condition, fair to poor, detached leaves, stains, wear and moth damage. The glosses are faded with omissions from wear to the text of the glosses.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 134

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Large Collection of Gemara Sections of Bomberg Edition – Venice 16th Century

Collection of leaves and sections of tractates of first edition of the Talmud completely published in Venice, 1520-1523 by the printer Daniel Bombirgi. A small part of the leaves are from the second edition of Bomberg, 1526-1531.
Tractates: Succah, Yevamot, Sanhedrin-Makot, Eduyot and the small tractates, Derech Eretz [printed only in the second edition], Kritut and Bechorot.
Hundreds of leaves, various sizes and conditions, fair to poor.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 135

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Collection of Leaves and Printing Remnants – 15th and 16th Century

Collection of leaves and leaf remnants from 15th and 16th century printings. Varied collection, contains title pages, whole leaves and leaf remnants that were removed from "binding geniza". Not thoroughly examined. Amongst the leaves: a section of the book of Job with the Ralbag commentary - Naples 1487. Several leaves of Nevi'im Rishonim with the Radak commentary - Pesaro, 1516, etc.
Dozens of leaves, various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 136

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Machzor – Aleppo Version – Venice, 1527 – rare

Machzor, version of Aleppo congregation. Sections 1-2 [two volumes]. Venice, [1527]. Daniel Bomberg Printing Press. Prayers, supplications for weekdays and Shabbat, Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot, Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur, Chanukkah and Purim. Poems for Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Slichot for Asara BeTevet and Ta'anit Esther, songs for Pesach, Mila, Chatan and more. All the above-mentioned according to version of the customs of the Aleppo congregation. Includes unknown poetry which was not found in other Machzorim.
Section 1 contains leaves: 58-59, 61-136, 138-153, 156-174, 176-183, 202-258, 249 (instead of: 259, etc.)-254, 257-264, 273-287, 289-296, 321-384, 386-391 leaves (missing total of 103 leaves of approximately 438 leaves). Section 2 contains leaves: 545-568, 570-736, 738-751, 754-759, 785-815, [9 leaves] + double illustration plate (2 leaves). (Missing total of 29 leaves).
14.5 cm. Condition of leaves varies. Fair-good. Stains, tears, creases and wear. Several leaves with omission of text. Section 2 bound with fine binding, section 1 without binding. Exceptionally rare. A very limited number of copies of this Machzor are known, all of which are incomplete.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 137

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Yalkut Shimoni, First Edition – Salonika, 1521

Yalkut Shimoni by Rabbi Shimon HaDarshan. [Salonika, 1521]. First edition. Press of Don Yehudah from the Gedalya family.
This copy contains the majority of the collection of Nevi'im and Ketuvim: Shoftim until end of Trei Asar, Mishlei, Iyov, Daniel and Nechemia, Divrei HaYamim. Megillot and Tehillim.
Incomplete copy, some leaves bound out of order: 15-192, 212-228, 193-210 leaves; 66 leaves. (Originally, usually: 236; 67 leaves). 26 cm. High-quality paper, fair condition, moth damage and stains, damage with omission on several leaves. Paper cut with damage to titles on some leaves.
Rare edition with variants. Bibliography Institute CD, record 0176194.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 138

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Sefer HaShorashim, Venice, 1546-1548

Sefer HaShorashim, roots of Lashon Hakodesh [the Holy Language], by Rabbi David Kimchi (Radak) with explanations by Rabbi Eliyahu Bachur. Venice, 1546-1548. Justinian printing.
Date on title page: MarCheshvan 1546, in contrast to the last page of the colophon Adar 1548.
Owner's signature in Italian handwriting: "Yitzchak Chaim ---".
[2] pages, 5-548 columns, [1] page. 29.5 cm. Good condition, stains, restored wear damage to corners of several leaves. Parchment binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 139

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Sefer Ha’Agor – Venice, 1546 – Especially Fine Copy

Sefer Agor, laws and customs, by Rabbi Ya'akov Landau [1545-1546]. Justinian Press.
Among the basic books of Ashkenazi laws and customs during the period of the Rishonim. Printed together with "Sefer Chazon" (separate title page), halachic riddles and their solutions, by author of Sefer Ha'Agor. Among the first books of riddles in the halachic literature.
132, [4] leaves. 21 cm. Especially fine copy upon white pages, high quality paper. Good condition, stains. Cut margins on two leaves. Ownership notation in Italian handwriting [partially erased]. Restored wooden binding and leather spine.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 140

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Drashot Ha-Torah by Rabbi Shem Tov – Venice, 1547

Drashot HaTorah by divine scholar Rabbi Shem Tov Ibn Shem Tov. Venice, [1547]. Second edition. Ownership stamps and inscriptions.
81 leaves, 28.5 cm. Most of the book is in good condition, mold stains on the last leaves. Damaged binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 141

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LeKol Chefetz – Venice, 1552 – Signature by Rabbi Elisha Galiko and Glosses

LeKol Chefetz, Tikun Shtarot, according to Jewish Custom and Halacha. By Rabbi Eliezer Mili. Venice, [1552]. Printed by Daniel ben Cornelio Adel-Kind.
Second leaf contains old signature in Italian handwriting: "[E]lisha Galiko". [Rabbi Elisha Galiko was among the greatest scholars of Safed during the days of the "Beit Yosef" and the Mabit; served for many years as member of their Beit Din. Was originally from Italy and it is possible that he or one of his relatives signed this book]. Several glosses of great content in Italian writing (slightly cut off) on leaves four and thirteen.
[16] leaves. 18.5 cm. Fair condition, restored damage on margins of some leaves. New binding.
Books printed by Daniel Adel-Kind in Venice are few and rare. See article 1, M. Haberman, Areshet 6, pages 76-70 (attached material).

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Auction 19 Lot Number 142

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Ma’or Einayim, Mantua, 1574 – With Handwritten Glosses

Sefer Ma'or Einyaim, by Rabbi Azarya Min Ha'Adumim. Mantua, [1574]. First edition. Glosses in Italian handwriting. Ownership signature in Ashkenazi handwriting by the Etroger family stating that he purchased the book in Korpo, Venice in the year 1722 [apparently a merchant of etrogim from the Ashkenaz countries who traveled to the Korpo island].
Rabbi Azarya [Di Rosi] Min Ha'Adumim (1512-1578, Otzar HaRabbanim 16731), Italian scholar, proficient in Torah and science. His book Ma'or Einyaim was confiscated by rabbis of Italy, immediately after its publication, claiming that the book contains sayings which contradict the spirit of tradition and scorn the sayings of the Sages. The book was brought to Rabbi Yosef Karo - the Beit Yosef, who ordered the confiscation the book, however, the confiscation did not materialize. The Maharal of Prague spoke harshly about the book and it is known that his composition Be'er HaGola was composed as a response to this book. [Despite the negative attitude towards the book, some authors cited sayings from the book, and the Sdei Chemed endorsed them, and wrote that the fact that the confiscation of the Beit Yosef was not carried out is a sign from Heaven that the book is worthy of reaching the public].
During the course of the polemic regarding the book an agreement was reached with Rabbi Azarya that he would remove six leaves (52-53, 81-82, 87-88) from the book which contain inappropriate ideas, and substitute them with other leaves; in addition he would print and include the critique of Rabbi Moshe Proventzalo in the book.
This copy contains the replaced leaves and is missing the leaves of the critique of Rabbi Moshe Proventzalo with the author's response. Other editions contain an additional 2 leaves with author's apology.
188 leaves, 21.2 cm., high-quality paper, good-fair condition, moth holes. Parchment and paper binding.
In some copies the author added leaves 189-194, or added [2] leaves with "author's apology". This copy contains antique binding, however, does not include any of above-mentioned additions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 143

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Be’er Moshe / Lekach Tov – Prague 1604

1. Be'er Moshe, explanation of the words and commentary on the Pentateuch and five Megillot, by Rabbi Moshe Shertlan Segal. Prague, 1604. First edition. Moshe son of Rabbi [Yosef] Betzalel Katz press.
2. Bound with the Lekach Tov, word and verb interpretations on the books of Nevi'im and Ketuvim by Rabbi Moshe Shertlan Segal. Prague, 1604. First edition. Moshe son of Rabbi [Yosef] Betzalel Katz press. (After the Tehillim there are: "Replies written by the Radak to the Christians on some of the Psalms as well as questions [!] he wrote about them"). The last leaf of the Divrei HaYamim was found in a different copy with numerous modifications.
Commentator-based Yiddish-Deutsch [Jewish-German in Tzur letters] word interpretation: "ג€¦I shall compile [the commentaries made by] the Ra'ava and the Radak and the remaining commentators and I shall condense their teachings into a simpler language spoken in Ashkenaz. And sometimes [I shall insert] insights of my ownג€¦ Moshe son of Yissachar Halevi (also known as Moshe Shertlג€¦ Segal)".
Numerous owners' signatures in Ashkenazi handwriting from the year 1782.
[104] leaves; [284] leaves + 1 leaf. 17.5 cm approx. Good-fair condition, stains and stains of use, detached leaves, little moth damage. Not bound.
Extremely rare.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 144

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Sefer Harkavah, Venice 1546 / Sefer Midbar Yehudah, Venice 1602

1. Sefer Harkavah, (punctuated) grammar book, Rabbi Eliyahu HaLevi HaBachur. Venice, 1546. Daniel Bombirgi printing press. First edition.
Forty-three leaves (incomplete copy, originally: book ends on leaf 44, and also includes another book called "Pirkei Eliyahu" printed through leaves 45-84). 14.5 cm. Fair condition, damage on the edge of the last leaves, stains. Binding.
2. Sefer Midbar Yehuda, Vol.1, interpretations by Rabbi Yehuda Aryeh of Modena. Venice, [1602], Daniel Zanetti print. Only edition.
104 leaves. 19.5 cm. Torn title page with significant loss, the rest of the book is in good-fair condition, stains and wear.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 145

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Commentary of Abarbanel on Torah – First Edition – Especially Fine Copy – Significant Signatures and Glosses

Commentary on the Torah by the scholar Don Yitzchak Abarbanel. Venice, [1579]. John Bragadin Press at home of Johnny Di Gara. First edition.
Signatures "Yechiel Zev son of Rabbi Ezriel Tarbot" - The Ga'on Rabbi Ezriel Tarbot of Ascoli (Otzar HaRabbanim 9164), among the greatest Halachic rulers of Italy, author of Ma'arvei Nachal Responsa. For additional information about him see: Shem HaGedolim by the Chida under entry of his grandfather Rabbi Yechiel Tarboto Tzarfati Kolon. Glosses and notations in Italian handwriting [apparently some in his handwriting].
Additional signatures: "I have purchased the book from Rabbi Yosefג€¦ in the winter, MarCheshvan, 1813, Maharam Ettlingen", "Given to me as a gift by my above-mentioned Torah leader, Kapal Segal".
425 [instead of: 424], [1] leaves. 30 cm. Stains. Moth stains on several leaves. Especially fine copy upon white pages, high quality paper, antique leather binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 146

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Tur Orach Chaim – First Edition of Beit Yosef

Tur Orach Chaim, including "Beit Yosef" by Rabbi Yosef Karo. Venice, [1550]. First edition of "Beit Yosef" printed during his lifetime.
Notations, corrections and glosses [some cut off] in Oriental handwriting (author notes throughout book "this is not our customג€¦" "the custom in our country[ies]ג€¦" "It is apparent that the abbreviated style of Rabbi Yosef Karo caused him to write soג€¦"). Stamp in foreign language "Aharon Tzarfati".
459 leaves (originally: 1-24, 459, [1] leaves. Missing: Title page and index leaves at beginning as well as leaf with symbol of publisher at end). Fair condition, stains-mildew stains, moth damage. Several leaves with severe moth damage, wear and damage to text. Cut off margins and restorations with scotch tape on some leaves. Old semi-leather binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 147

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Shulchan Aruch Choshen Mishpat Venice, 1574

Shulchan Aruch, Choshen Mishpat by Rabbi Yosef Karo. Venice, Erev Pesach 1574. Last edition printed during the Maran "Beit Yosef" 's lifetime.
164, [5 leaves]. Missing the last index leaf. 21.5 cm. High quality, light paper, good-fair condition, stains and wear. Tears on the last leaves. Signatures and listings in [Yemenite] handwriting. Not bound.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 148

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Rambam, Venice 1574 – First Printing of “Kesef Mishna” – Missing Copies

Mishna Torah L'Rambam, Venice, 1574. First printing with "Kesef Mishna" by the Beit Yosef, printed during his life:
* Volume 1: Laws of Kiddush HaChodesh, with commentary of Rabbi Levi ben Haviv (from the Ralbach) and astronomic illustrations. Only leaves 271-304.
* Volume 2: Nashim, Kedusha. (Title page missing), [9], 218 leaves. Leather binding, owners' signatures in Oriental handwriting.
* Volume 3: Hafla'a, Avodah, Korbanot, Tahara. [13], 440 leaves (originally: [20], 451, [1] leaves).
Three large volumes, various sizes, varied condition of leaves, good to fair: wear, moth damage, stains.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 149

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Sefer HaKuzari – Venice, 1594 – Especially Fine Copy

Sefer HaKuzari "founded by the wise Rabbi Yitzchak HaSangariג€¦ composed by the scholarג€¦ Rabbi Yehuda HaLevi", with commentary "Kol Yehuda" by Rabbi Yehuda Muscato. Venice, [1594]. John Dagara Press. First edition of "Kol Yehuda" commentary.
299 leaves. 19.5 cm. Especially fine copy. Good condition. Stains, few moth holes. Antique parchment binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 150

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Divrei Shlomo, Venice, 1596 – Copy Signed by Admor Rabbi Nachum Dovber Friedman of Sadigura

Divrei Shlomo, Torah, Halacha and Aggadah interpretations by Rabbi Shlomo HaLevi. Venice, 1596. Only edition. Authored by Gaon Rabbi Shlomo HaLevi HaZaken (1532-1600) son of Rabbi Yitzchak, of the Portugal exiled. He was the rabbi of Salonika and among the leading sages of his generation. Other essays he authored were also printed: the "Lev Avot" (Salonika 1560) and the "Lechem Shlomo" (Venice 1597).
Stamped by Admor Rabbi Nachum Duber Friedman of Sadigura with an ink-stamp featuring a lion in the center, "Nachum Dovber Friedman" and a second stamp "Kinyan Kaspi" [acquired with my money, a stamp he would use to mark the books he purchased, as opposed to the ones he received; his Torah library was of the greatest among his contemporaries]. Admor Rabbi Nachum Dovber Friedman (passed away in 1883, Otzar Ha-Rabbanim 15912), son of Admor Rabbi Shalom Yosef of Ruzhin and his uncle's son in law, Admor Rabbi Avraham Ya'akov of Sadigura - holy sons of Rabbi Israel of Ruzhin.
Signature in Oriental-Italian handwriting on the title page by Rabbi "Yehuda son of Rabbi Eliezer". Numerous glosses in Italian-Oriental handwriting from the time of print.
217, 214-314; 14 leaves. 28.5 cm. Good condition, stains, light moth damage. Antique, luxurious, worn out leather binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 151

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Tana Devei Eliyahu – Venice, 1598

Tana Devei Eliyahu, Venice, 1598. Daniel Zanetti printing press. First edition. Few glosses and corrections in Oriental-Italian handwriting.
Sixty-nine leaves. 20.5 cm. Good-fair condition, numerous stains, slight wear and moth damage. Semi-parchment binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 152

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Responsa by Rabbi Menachem Azariah, Venice, 1600 – Signed by Rabbi Shlomo of Dubna

Responsa, Mishna and Sugiyot interpretation, by Rabbi Menachem Azariah [the Rama of Pano], [Venice, 1600]. Leaf 42 features a gloss in Ashkenazi-Italian handwriting from the time of print.
The title page is hand-signed by "Shlomo of Dubna" - Rabbi Shlomo of Dubna (1731-1813), great Torah scholar, grammarian, famous author and bibliographer. More about him "Yeshurun" essays by Rabbi David Kaminetsky, vol. 8-10.
[The book also has] a stamp from Rabbi Benzion Wiesel Av Beit Din of Turda (1764-1938, Otzar Ha-Rabbanim 3913), he was one of the greatest rabbis of his generation, and headed the Orthodox Bureau of Transylvanian Rabbis.
143 leaves, 20cm. Good condition, slight moth damage. Leather and marble-paper binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 153

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Atzamot Yosef / Masa Melech – Salonika, 1601

Sefer Atzamot Yosef, with Chiddushim on Tractate Kiddushin, by Rabbi Yosef Ibn Ezra. Salonika, [1601]. First edition.
Bound together with: Sefer Masa Melech, laws of state and taxes, by Rabbi Yosef Ibn Ezra. [Salonika], [1601].
Ownership notations: "This books belongs to the great genius in Torahג€¦ Rabbi David Olmaג€¦ Av Beit Din in city of Pfalz [Germany]ג€¦"; "borrowed by my brother-in-lawג€¦ Rabbi Moshe Getshalkג€¦ Elyakum Getshalkג€¦".
125; 72 leaves. 28 cm. Fair condition, stains, moth damage. Ink-stamps. Antique pale leather binding [damaged], with closure clasps.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 154

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Sefer Ha’Itur – Venice, 1608

Sefer Ha'Itur, monetary laws, Kiddushin, Gittin and Ketubot. By Rabbi Yitzchak ben Aba Mari. Venice, [1608]. Di Gara Press. First edition.
110 leaves. 28.5 cm. Good-fair condition, stains, minor damage. Ownership signatures and notations in Oriental handwriting: "Chaim son of Rabbi Yosef Tzarfati", "Ya'akov Menashe", "ג€¦Florentine" and more. Fine new leather binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 155

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Seder Arba Ta’aniyot – Venice, 1624 – Interesting Ownership Notation

Seder Arba Ta'aniyot, prayers and poems for Asara B'Tevet, Ta'anit Esther, 17th of Tammuz and Tisha B'Av. Venice, [1624].
End paper at front contain lengthy interesting notation in Portuguese, from the year 1670, regarding the Sephardic custom of announcing in the synagogue on Tisha B'Av Eve the number of years which have elapsed since the destruction of the Temple. The author presents two methods of calculating the number of years which have elapsed since the destruction of the Temple, and describes in detail the content of the speech of "Chacham HaKahal" on this occasion as well as the reason for the destruction of Jerusalem and the exile [it is possible that it is based upon an outline which "Chacham HaKahal" personally wrote, as preparation for his speech. Perhaps it refers to congregation of Anusim (Marranos) in Amsterdam or some other congregation of Anusim].
116 leaves. 15 cm. Good condition, stains. Moth holes. Original adorned leather binding, with laced clasps for closure (one lace missing).

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Auction 19 Lot Number 156

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Vowelized Mishnayot – Menashe Ben Yisrael, Amsterdam, 1646

Mishnayot, sections 1-2, proofread and vowelized. With explanation of all foreign words in alphabetical order (by Rabbi Menashe ben Yisrael). Amsterdam, (1646). Yosef ben Yisrael Press "in the home of his father, Rabbi Menashe ben Yisrael".
"Contains all versions as well as numerous glosses which were collected from the book Ba'al Tosfot Yom Tov. The book was proofread by the holy Rabbi Shlomo Adani".
In this edition Rabbi Menashe ben Yisrael began printing the Mishnayot with vowelization. The work was done by him and by Rabbi Avraham Di Leon [following another vowelized edition which was printed in Constantinople during 1644-1645].
Section 1: Zera'im, Zemanim, Nashim. [2], 113 leaves; Section 2: Nezikin, Kodshim, Taharot. [1], 115-160, 162-275 leaves. Approx. 15.5 cm. Good condition, few stains. Both sections bound together in new semi-leather binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 157

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Miniature Chamisha Chumshei Torah – Geneva, 1617

Chamisha Chumshei Torah, Geneva, 1617. Kafa Eilon printing. Ancient stamps, signatures and bookmarks of dedication to Beit Midrash "Etz Chaim" in Amsterdam.
Five volumes, 11 cm. Good to good-fair condition, some with moth damage and use marks. Antique leather bindings, fancy and decorated with gold etching (Dutch style), slightly rubbed out.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 158

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Tanach Mikraot Gedolot – Basel-Venice, 1600s

Mikraot Gedolot, Chamisha Chumshei Torah, bound with: Nevi'im Rishonim and Nevi'im Achronim, Basel, [1618]. Ludwig Kenig printing. * Ketuvim, with Targum Yerushalmi and Darkei HaNikud V'Haneginot. 1618. Bragadin printing.
Four books in three volumes, approx. 40 cm. Good to fair condition, stains and wear, inscriptions, owners' glosses and signatures.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 159

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Tanach Mikraot Gedolot – Venice, 1500s

Mikraot Gedolot, Tanach with commentaries from various editions:
* Nevi'im Achronim, Venice, 1568, Johannes de Gara printing with Bombirgi letters. * Nevi'im Rishonim, Venice, 1617. Bragadin printing. * Nevi'im Achronim, Venice 1618. Bragadin printing. * Ketuvim, with Targum Yerushalmi and Darkei HaNikud V'Haneginot. 1618. Bragadin printing.
Four books, approx. 37-38 cm. Good to good-fair condition, stains and moth damage, inscriptions, owners' glosses and signatures.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 160

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Mikra’ot Gedolot – Basel, 1618 – Signatures and Glosses

Mikra'ot Gedolot - Chamisha Chumshei Torah, with commentaries of Rashi, Ibn Ezra and Ba'al HaTurim as well as Yerushalmi translation. Haftarot as customary by Ashkenazim and Sephardim, with commentaries of the Radak. Basel, [1618].
Ownership notations. Signature on title page: "Shmuel Deutschlander of Pֳ÷chov" - Rabbi Shmuel Deutschlander (1806-1883), among the disciples of the Chatam Sofer (see: The Chatam Sofer and His Disciples, page 434), author of "Mareh HaLevanon" and more - Rabbi in Pֳ÷chov (Slovakia). [Bottom of title page contains scotch tape with printing of his name in foreign language].
Margins of sheets contain several comments and glosses in his handwriting in pen and pencil on the commentary of the Ibn Ezra (some are corrections to a version from a manuscript). Among pages of book, a leaf in his handwriting was found which also refers to the Ibn Ezra commentary. Several glosses in older handwriting (some cut off). Markings in red ink in sections relating to gentiles (censorship?).
[6], 2-228; 36; 8 leaves (separate title page for Haftarot). 39 cm. Generally good condition, stains. Title page and several leaves with wear and tear on margins. Scotch tape for restoration. Antique worn binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 161

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Concordance – Basel, 1632

Concordantiae Bibliorum Hebraicae, by Johannes Buchstorf, Latin title page and introductions. Basel, (Basilea) 1632.
The book was later published with a Hebrew title page: "Otzar Shorshei Lashon HaKodesh", this copy is the first edition.
[10], [456] leaves. 39 cm. Good-fair condition, stains, moth holes, mold stains on the first leaves. Old, worn and fine binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 162

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Torah, Nevi’im and Ketuvim in One Volume – Amsterdam, 1795

Torah, Nevi'im and Ketuvim. Amsterdam, [1705].
Entire Bible within one volume. Hebrew with comments and preface in Latin. Contains illustrated title pages: Two title pages at beginning of book, the first decorated with copper engraving and the second with illustration in center, partially in red ink. Illustrated title pages for Nevi'im Rishonim, Nevi'im Achronim and Ketuvim.
Ownership notation in Hebrew and foreign language upon end paper.
[26], 333; [1], 352; [2]; [22] leaves. 21 cm. Good condition. Stains, wear and few minor restorations. Leather binding with pasting of original binding remnants.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 163

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Set of Chumashim – Torat Emet – Amsterdam, 1827

Five volume set. Torat Emet - Tikun Sofrim, Chamisha Chumshei Torah, includes Rashi's commentary, Haftarot, prayers and poems. Proofread and accurate edition based upon earlier books and scribes. Amsterdam, [1827]. Double title pages in all volumes. First title page contains illustrated copper engraving.
Five volumes, varying pagination. Approx. 18.5 cm. Good-fair condition, mildew stains. New bindings.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 164

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Haftarot for Holidays – Copenhagen, 1894

Haftarot for Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot and for High Holy Days, as well as for special Shabbatot. Copenhagen, 1894.
Two title pages. Hebrew and Danish facing pages.
[1], 109 pages. 21 cm. Good condition, few stains. Worn binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 165

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Tehillim with Radak Commentary, Isny 1541

Tehillim (Psalms), with the commentary of Rabbi David Kimchi - The Radak. Isny, 1541, [Paulus Fagius Printing]. Printed with the "approbation" of the Caesar of Germany: "With a bill called in Latin privileges, written and signed by the Caesar His Majesty, that no one shall print it within ten years from today Wednesday, 22nd of Kislev 1541".
Owners' signatures and inscriptions in Hebrew and foreign language. Dozens of handwritten glosses in foreign language.
108 leaves, 30.5 cm. Good quality paper, good-fair condition, stains, moth damage and wear. Semi-leather binding, slightly worn.
Missing [2] leaves that were added to some of the copies, the Radak's debate with the Christians.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 166

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Tehillim – Antwerp, 1565

The book of Tehillim [Psalms]. Antwerp, [1565?]. Christopher Plantin printing.
Miniature edition of Plantin's Bible edition. On title page: "Ketuvim - Psalms, Proverbs, Jobג€¦", but this is only the book of Psalms. The edition is identified by the Bibliography Institute CD Listing 0182221, but there was a special section listed for the book of Psalms.
Handwritten markings of chapters and verses, many glosses in foreign language on page margins, erased with crossings out (owners' inscriptions from 1689, 1699 and 1714).
[141] leaves. 10 cm. Fair condition, stains and wear, moth damage to lower margins. Detached title page. Rebound.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 167

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Tehillim, Cambridge, 1685

Sefer Tehillim, "Thoroughly proofread with vowelization and cantillation notes, with Kri and Ktiv", includes Sefer Eicha and its English translation. Cambridge, 1685. Johan. Hayes Press.
[7], 167, 169-213, [4]; 24 pages. 13 cm. Very good condition, fine leather binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 168

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Tehillim, Diglei Hodaya V’Hamitzvah – Sefer Segula

Tehillim, with Diglei Hodaya V'Hamitzvah. And with Mamtakei Yehuda on the 613 mitzvot. With Seder Ma'amadot and the siddur "Kol Ya'akov". By Rabbi Yehuda Yudel Landau of Jerusalem. Piotrkow, 1899. Two sections, the first in blue and red ink.
Approbation of Rebbe Yisrael of Sadigura (from 1898) blessing buyers that "ג€¦ they should have good and happy livesג€¦". Approbations from previous editions of the book including approbation by Rebbe Avraham "the Maggid of Trisk", who blesses buyers with "the threefold blessing of children, long life and prosperity".
[4], 6, 13-25; 696; 40; 30; 3-56; 48; 34 pages. 21.5 cm. Dry paper, good-fair condition, stains and wear. Semi-leather binding, slightly worn.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 169

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Tashbetz Responsa – First Edition

Tashbetz, all four volumes, responsa and Chut HaMeshulash. Amsterdam, 1738.First edition, with all sections.
Many signatures in ancient handwriting of Rabbi "Yosef Yuzel ben Rabbi Isaac Wertheim".Owners' signatures of Rabbi Leib Zunta, Rabbi Zalman Wertheim and Rabbi Chaim Yosef HaLevi Wanechtzeker.
[12], 91 leaves; 69 leaves; [1], 68, [1] leaf; [1], 101, [1] leaf. 31 cm. Good-fair condition, stains and moth damage. Damage to first title page. Leather covered engraved wood binding, new fabric spine.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 170

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Perach Mateh Aharon Responsa – Amsterdam, 1703

Perach Mateh Aharon Responsa, Parts 1-2, by Rabbi Aharon HaCohen Prachya [author of Bigdei Kehuna]. Amsterdam, [1703].Illustrated title pages for both sections, with illustrations of Aharon HaCohen and symbols of kehuna (priesthood), hinting to the author's name.
[3], 249; [1], 168 leaves. 31 cm. Nice copy in good condition. Stains, tiny moth holes to several leaves. New binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 171

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Collection of Books – 18th Century

For complete list, see Hebrew description.
Total of 7 books, various sizes and conditions, majority in good condition.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 172

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Tur Yoreh De’ah – Uncut Sheets, Pressburg 1845

TurYorehDe'ah. Pressburg, 1845. Anton Schmidt press. Uncut and unbound printed sheets. Printing order differs from page order (e.g: the title page was printed on the same sheet as leaves 129 onward in the book).
[1], 289 leaves in the wrong order. 43.5 cm. Good condition. Stains.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 173

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Beit Shlomo Responsa – 5 Sections

Beit Shlomo responsa, by Rabbi Shlomo Drimmer Av Beit Din of Skola. Orach Chaim, Yoreh De'ah and Even HaEzer.Lemberg, 1877-1889.
The author, the Ga'on and Chassid Rabbi Shlomo Drimmer (1800-1873), disciple of the Rebbe of Buchach, author of Da'at Kedoshim. Son-in-law of Rabbi Moshe Menachem Mendel, disciple of the Ohev Yisrael of Apta.Served in the Skola (Galicia) Rabbinate for approximately forty years. Among the greatest Hassidim of Ruzhin, replied to questions presented before him and arranged the marriage ceremony at the weddings of Rabbi Yisrael of Ruzhin's children [who would meet him prior to the Chuppah and inform him of matters to have in mind while performing the marriage ceremony]. The Rebbe Rabbi Chaim of Kosov remarked that he responded according to Halachah in his replies and blessed him that his books would be accepted throughout the Jewish nation.
Volume 1: [3], 90 leaves; [2] 67 leaves; [1] 66 leaves; [3] 66 leaves. 35.5 cm. Good-fair condition.Dry paper, slight damages. Stamp of Rabbi Ben Zion Vezel Av Beit Din of Torda [leader of rabbis of Transylvania]. Old binding.
Volume 2: [4], 152 leaves. 35.5 cm. Good-fair condition, dry paper with tears on several leaves. Ownership signatures.Old binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 174

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Chazon Ish Book Collection

For complete list, see Hebrew description.
Total of eight books. 33 cm average. Various conditions, fair to very good.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 175

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Shiurim of Maharil Bloch – Seven Booklets – Telz, 1932-1938

"Some of our Rabbi's shiurim" - 7 booklets printed in Telz between 1932-1938, of the shiurim of Rabbi YosefLeib Bloch Rosh Yeshiva of Telz, on halacha (Shiur Halacha) and Jewish thought (Shiur Da'at). [Parts 1, 8 of ShiureiDa'at, and Parts 2-8 of Shiurei Halacha].
Total of 7 booklets. Various sizes. Good condition, few stains.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 176

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Book Collection – The Vilna Gaon and his Disciples

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Total of 18 books in 12 volumes, various sizes and conditions, good to fair-poor.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 177

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Collection of Books by the Vilna Gaon

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Eight books, various sizes and conditions, most in good condition.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 178

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Gemara Chulin, Amsterdam, 1728 – Regal Printing Upon Blue Pape

Tractate Chulin (small-scale edition, each page in the regular editions divided into two pages). Amsterdam, (1728). Printing press of Dayan Moshe Frankfurt.
Ancient stamps of "Beit Midrash of Rabbi Yechiel Wallach" [ancient Kloiz in Altona-Hamburg]. Signatures and ownership notations of Rabbi "Hertz Shayer" from the family of Rabbi "Bendit Shayer", from period of the printing.
[282], 69 leaves. 21 cm. High quality blue paper, good condition, some wear, minor stains and single moth holes. Gold paper cut. Fine original leather binding, with restoration of spine.
Rare edition. This tractate was not included in the list of single tractates of the Amsterdam printings in "article on printing of the Talmud". (Until today no additional complete copy of this edition is known. See Bibliography Institute CD record 0320460 in which an incomplete copy of [282], 64 leaves appears, and in record 0320458 a different incomplete copy of [282]; [68] leaves appears).

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Auction 19 Lot Number 179

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Or Yisrael Responsa, Kleve 1770 – Original Edition with Polemic on the Issue of “The Kleve Get”

Or Yisrael, questions and answers by Rabbi Yisrael Lifshitz. Kleve, 1770. Newly printed here in Kleve. The only Hebrew book printed in Kleve.
Rabbi Yisrael Lifshitz Rabbi of the city of Kleve (grandfather of the author of "Tiferet Yisrael"), arranged a get for a couple from the city of Bonne. The husband who was somewhat deranged escaped from Germany to England from fear of death (or persecution complex), and on the way divorced his wife in the city of Kleve (adjacent to the German-Dutch border). Scholars of Frankfurt and Manheim invalidated the get claiming that the husband was not fit to divorce ("Get Shoteh") and they emerged with sharp proclamations against the Kleve rabbi. Conversely, most of the generation's leading rabbis (the "Sha'agat Aryeh", Rabbi Yitzchak of Hamburg, Rabbi Shaul of Amsterdam and his uncle Rabbi Ya'akov Emden, the "Nodah M'Yehuda" etc.), ruled according to Rabbi Lifshitz's opinion, that the husband was considered sane and fit for divorce. The polemic caused a storm in the Jewish world at that time.
The book deals primarily with this issue and its aftermath, printed on leaves 31-32 are responsa from Rabbi Aryeh Leib, Av Beit Din of Hanover, Rabbi Yitzchak of Hamburg and an article with very critical expressions against Frankfurt scholars. These leaves were omitted from most of the copies and were partially printed with changes on one leaf. In this rare copy, these two leaves exist (compare with the censored copy in next item). In several places, the critical expressions are erased with ink, [some of these erasures also exist in the censored copy in next item, and apparently were done in the original by the publisher who was Rabbi Lifshitz's son].
66, 69-120 leaves. 19 cm. Good condition. Stains and minor damage. Antique worn parchment binding. Owner's ancient signature "Avraham ---". Mistaken inscription on title page: "Leaves 31 and 32 were omitted because of something that occurred" [actually, the rare leaves exist].

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Auction 19 Lot Number 180

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Or Yisrael Responsa, Kleve 1770 – Censored Edition

Or Yisrael, questions and responsa by Rabbi Yisrael Lifshitz.Kleve, 1770. Newly printed in Kleve. The only Hebrew book printed in Kleve.
Simanim 34-36 with the critical expressions against Frankfurt am Main rabbis were omitted from this copy, also Siman 33 was printed with many changes. (Compare with the copy from the first printing, in previous item). Corrections and erasures in ink on other leaves of book. [Some of these erasures are found also in the previous copy, and apparently they were done in the original].
Included in the omissions in Simanim 34-35: another responsum by Rabbi Aryeh Leib, Av Beit Din of Hanover against the Frankfurt Torah scholars (where he formerly served as rabbi), responsum by Rabbi Yitzchak Horwitz, Av Beit Din of Hamburg and polemic articles by Rabbi Yisrael Lifshitz.
31, 33-66, 69-120 leaves. 20.3 cm. Very good condition, foxing. Antique and worn semi-leather binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 181

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Sefer Ohr HaYashar – Regarding Kashrut of Divorce of Kleve

Sefer Ohr HaYashar, responsa, rulings and writings from the years 1766-1768 regarding the divorce of Kleve. Amsterdam, (1769). Only edition.
Following a divorce by a slightly unstable (paranoiac) man, which was performed by Rabbi Yisrael Lifshitz, Rabbi of Kleve, who ruled that the husband is not considered a "Shoteh" [fool] regarding his intention to divorce; this spurred the famous polemic which shook up the rabbinic world of that generation. Rabbi Yisrael himself printed his book "Ohr Yisrael" regarding this matter. This book contains responsa by Torah giants of that generation regarding the laws of the divorce, responses which comprised the basis of the halachic rulings of the Batei Din in the following generations.
[7], 111, [1] leaves. 18.5 cm. Good condition, stains. Original damaged leather binding. Notations, ink-stamps.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 182

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Tochachat Megula V’Hatzad Nachash, London, 1714

Tochachat Megula V'Hatzad Nachash, two polemic books by Rabbi Yosef Irgas, against the Shabtai Nechemia Chayun. London, 1714.
[2], 62 leaves. 18.5 cm. Good-fair condition, stains, wear to title page. Fabric binding, worn at margins.
In the colophon at the end of the book "Hatzad Nachash" the date 1714 is written.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 183

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“Cherev Nokemet” – A Rare Pamphlet from the “Yerushalmi Kodshim” Forgery Polemic

Cherev Nokemet, "An open response to Mr. [!] Meir Dan Plotsky of Dvartaג€¦ on his polemic writing called Sha'alu Shelom Yerushalayim", by "Yosef HaCohen" from the city of Vienna, with the pamphlet "Kalya Orev" by Rabbi Refael Gordon Av Beit Din of Vasylivka Grodno region. S. Warahl (Seini), [1911].
A sharp polemic composition, the rarest pamphlet of all the polemic pamphlets written by Shlomo Friedlander the Yerushalmi Forger [who was used to hiding behind fabricated names]. Most of those who researched the Yerushalmi Forger did not see this pamphlet. Rabbi Meir Dan Plotsky's handwritten response to this pamphlet is known (see Tzfunot, 6, pages 67-70) stating that most of the rabbis' letters in this book are forged (it becomes evident by reading the pamphlet). Amongst the forged letters in this book is a "letter" by the Chafetz Chaim from Sivan 1911 where he "writes" that "in my opinion, there is no doubt about this matter and the dispute over this matter is an act of the Satan".
See attached material (photocopy of the articles written by Rabbi S. HaCohen Weingarten, Rabbi L. Eisenstein and a letter by Rabbi M. D. Plotsky) about this pamphlet and its rarity.
Bound with: Beit Va'ad LaChachamim, Rabbi Shmuel Shwimmer, IaֵŸi, 1909 (missing: cover with title page and last printed leaf); Mesamchei Lev, homiletics, Rabbi Gedalia Silverstone, [Washington?], 1925; a leaf of a list of "Selichot for Yom Kippur... what we say here in Kiskunhalas", 1909.
40 pages; 3-74 pages (originally 76 pages); 32 pages; [1] leaf. 20.5 cm. Good-fair condition, stains, leaves cut bordering on writing. Fabric and paper binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 184

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Milchemet Mitzvah HaChadash – Satmar, 1929

Sefer Milchemet Mitzvah HaChadash, polemic and rabbinical letters regarding the election of the Rebbe Rabbi Yo'el Teitelbaum to the rabbinate of the city of Satmar. Satu Mare, (1929).
"To announce the scandal which has taken place in our city and which affects the entire country. Published by the G-d fearing sect of Orthodoxy of Satmar" - Protocols, letters and rulings by rabbis of Romania and Hungary in favor of electing Rabbi Yo'el Teitelbaum, [who was elected as rabbi of the city in 1929, however, due to the intense controversy which erupted in the city, began to serve only in 1934].
[2], 5-10, [1], 13-28 leaves; [1], 12 leaves, 9 leaves. 19.5 cm. Fair condition, dry paper with damage to margins. Detached binding.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 185

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Divrei HaIggeret Pamphlet – Rebbe of Mukachevo Opposing “Agudat Yisrael” – Jerusalem, 1932

Divrei HaIggeret, written by the divineג€¦ Rebbe Rabbi Chaim Elazar Shapiroג€¦ who respondedג€¦ about the matter of "the Aguda"ג€¦ to Rabbi Avraham Chaim David Schreiber, head of the Austrian Galician Kollel in Eretz Israel. Jerusalem, [1932]
The Rebbe Rabbi Chaim Elazar Shapiro (1872-1937, Otzar HaRabbanim 6243), among the giants of Torah, Halacha and Chassidism in his generation. Wrote: "Minchat Elazar" Responsa, Sha'ar Yissachar, Nimukei Orach Chaim, Divrei Torah 9 sections, and more. Was famous for his extreme zealousness and his battle against Zionism and "Agudat Yisrael". This pamphlet includes two of his letters which contain sharp expressions against "Agudat Yisrael" and its institutions, as well as opposition to the Gerer Rebbe who was among the chief supporters of "Agudat Yisrael".
Eight pages. 25 cm. Sheet uncut in print. Good-fair condition. Folding marks, tears and stains.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 186

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Shefer Kriyat Shema – Salonika, 1755

Shefer Kriyat Shema, "to approve and support the customג€¦ of the Corfu congregationג€¦ of reciting the Shema in a musical tune and melodyג€¦", by Rabbi Benveniste Mirkado Gatenu. Salonika, [1755].
Pertaining to a dispute which erupted in the Corfu congregation regarding the custom of reciting the Shema according to musical notes accompanied with a choir; this spurred a polemic and many of the scholars of the generation were called to express their opinion. (For additional information about this affair: Anthology VIII, p. 366-367). Approbations and rulings by many rabbis, including scholars of Jerusalem such as Rabbi Raphael Yitzchak Zerachia Azulai - father of the Chida, Rabbi Ya'akov Algazi and others.
[1], 32, [3] leaves. 19 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains. Restored tears with omission on last leaf and on leaves 23-24, 31-32.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 187

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Mefiboshet Ben Yehonatan – Opposing Aharon Choriner – Prague, 1826

Sefer Mefiboshet Ben Yehonatan Maleh Davar, response on Iggeret (letter) Elasafג€¦ sent to all seekers of truth. By Rabbi Yehonatan HaLevi Alter. Prague, 1826.
Polemic book opposing the reform rabbi, Aharon Choriner and his book "Iggeret [letter] Elasaf" which he composed in the guise of a rabbi from Africa, in which he proposes to perform amendments to the religion.
Hebrew. Contains lengthy introduction in German in Hebrew letters.
Aharon Chorin - Choriner (1766-1844), leader and founder of the Reform movement in Hungary. In his youth studied under the "Noda B'Yehuda", served as rabbi in Arad and was faithful to Halacha, however, at a certain stage he went astray and began writing "Halachic" compositions which supported various alterations to the religion. The Chatam Sofer, the Maharam Banet and other rabbis of the generation fiercely opposed him and excommunicated him.
The author - Rabbi Yehonatan HaLevi Alter (1755-1855), Av Beit Din of Yaniko (Bohemia). Corresponded with the Chatam Sofer (see: Personalities in Responsa of the Chatam Sofer, p. 151).
[15], 4-31, [1] leaves. 20 cm. Good condition, stains and slight wear.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 188

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Sefer Ravia – Polemic Against Zunz and Rabbi S. Y. Rappaport

Sefer Ravia, a polemic work against Dr. Lipman Zunz of Berlin and Rabbi Shlomo Yehuda Rappaport, by Rabbi Elyakim Hamilzahgi. Offen, 1837. First edition, with appendix leaf pasted on last page. Signatures in foreign language and handwritten corrections.
Rabbi Elyakim Getzel Hamilzahgi (1740-1854), cousin of Rabbi Efraim Zalman Margaliot, disciples of Rabbi Efraim Zalman Margaliot and Rabbi Aryeh Leib of Voltchisak. Rabbi Elyakim who was an outstanding scholar of revealed and hidden Torah and a sharp critic, wrote this book as criticism of the book HaDrashot B'Yisrael of Zunz which was published in 1833 with comments of S. Y. Rappaport. In this juicy interesting polemic, he rejects the words of the maskilim of his generation, even using proofs from their own words.
[2], 21, 19-33, [1] leaves. Pages printed in incorrect order (see handwritten corrections). 23 cm. Good-fair condition, minor damages and stains. Original binding, worn.
See: G. Karsel, Kitvei Elyakim Hamilzahgi, Kiryat Sefer, 17, 700, pages 87-79.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 189

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Two Polemic Books

1. Lo Dubim Ve'Lo Ya'ar - or Mishpat Tzedek, "To exonerateג€¦ Eliezer Tzveifel from the false accusation against himג€¦ by the Enlightened H. Schatzkes. Avraham Dov Dovzevitch. Berdichev, [1890].
2. Shnei Re'im Tale, discourse between Chassid and a maskil (member of the Enlightenment movement) who have opposing views "He will mock wisdomsג€¦ and the maskil will miraculously prove to him the necessity of the wisdomsג€¦", by Eizik Kasher. Warsaw, [1889].
Two booklets.19.5 cm. Good condition, few stains. One without binding and one with damaged paper binding.
From Dr. Israel Mehlman's private collection.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 190

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Book Collection of Aleppo Scholars – Dedications by Rabbi Mordechai Abadi and Rabbi Avraham Dayan

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Seven books, various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 191

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Books of Rabbi Zaken Moshe Mazuz, Rosh Av Beit Din of Djerba

Book collection of Rabbi Zaken Moshe Mazuz Rosh Av Beit Din of Djerba (1851-1915).
Four books, various sizes and conditions.
For complete list, see Hebrew description.

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Auction 19 Lot Number 192

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Lois De Puretֳ© Familiale – Taharat Bat Yisrael – Tangier

Lois De Puretֳ© Familiale, Laws of Family Purity. Tangier, [20th century].
French translation of the book "Taharat bat Yisrael" by Rabbi Kalman Kahana. A typewritten booklet [several handwritten comments].
Twenty leaves. 31 cm. Good condition, stains and slight wear. Stencil printed cover, stained.
Bibliographically unknown.

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