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Auction 33 Lot Number 235

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Nodah B’Yehuda, First Edition – Signature of Rabbi Meir Kitza

Nodah B'Yehuda, responsa of Rabbi Yechezkel HaLevi Landau. Parts 1-2. Prague, 1776. First edition of Mahadura Kama, published by the author during his life.
On the title page is the signature of Rabbi "Meir Kitza", a renowned Hungarian rabbi, dayan in Tzehlim (Hungary) during c. 1790-1800. More signatures. Few handwritten glosses.
[2], 86, [9]; [1], 157 leaves. 34.5 cm. High-quality paper, good condition, stains and a little wear. Attractive binding.

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Auction 33 Lot Number 267

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Chamisha Chumshei Torah – Vienna, 1859 – Signatures and Glosses of the Gaon Rabbi Abraham Shag

“Mikraot Gedolot” - Chamisha Chumshei Torah, with the commentaries of Rashi, Ramban, Ibn Ezra, Rashbam, Ba’al HaTurim, Sforno, etc. Vienna 1859. Five volumes.
Signatures of the Gaon Rabbi Abraham Shag- Zwebner [and his family], one of the leading students of the “Hatam Sofer” and one of the great men of his generation. He lived in Proyen-Kirchen [recorded in his signature P"K]. From 1827 he served as Rabbi of Shatelsdorf and from 1852 he was Av Bet Din of Kobersdorf. In 1873 he moved to Jerusalem together with his great student Rabbi Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld.
5 volumes, “Bereshit”: [4], 2-176, 13 leaves. (large tears in the last few pages with loss of text). “Shemot”: [1], 168, 5, 27 leaves. “Vayikra”: [1], 120 leaves. “Bamidbar": 122 leaves (missing title page). “Devarim”: [1], 111, 32 leaves (perhaps last page is missing). 26 cm. Good to fair condition, stains and wear, tears on a number of pages.

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Auction 33 Lot Number 491

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Ohel David – Hebrew Manuscripts of Sassoon Library – Oxford, 1932

Ohel David; Descriptive catalogue of the Hebrew and Samaritan manuscripts in the Sassoon Library. Oxford Publication, London, 1932. Two-volume catalogue with detailed description of 1153 of 1220 Hebrew and Samaritan manuscripts of Sassoon Library. Includes 73 facsimiles (one colorful) and detailed indexes. Very good condition.

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Auction 33 Lot Number 523

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Zeved Tov, Warsaw, 1814

Sefer Teved Tov, fine commentary on building of Temple as described in Sefer Yechezkel and explanation of borders as written in Sefer Yehoshua. Rabbi Zev Wolf Altschul substitute leader of congregation of Lutzin. Warsaw, 1814. Second comprehensive edition. At end, illustrated sketch of Temple, according to Rashi and according to author.
34, [4] leaves. 21.5 cm. Good-fair condition, stains and wear. New binding.

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