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22.11.2018 - Auction 21

Auction no. 21

Will be held on Will be held on Monday the 18th of Kislev 5769

November 26. 2018

At 18:00 (Israel time)

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LOT: 001

לבושי שרד – ב' חלקים. בדפוס האחים שפירא נכדי הרב מסאלוויטא. זיטאמיר, תרי"ד | 1853.

ספר לבושי שרד, על שלחן ערוך אורח חיים, חלקים א-ב, עם ביאור בנין הבית (עם שרטוט), מאת האדמו"ר רבי דוד שלמה אייבשיץ [בעל ה"ערבי נחל"]. בדפוס ר' חנניה ליפא ור' יהושע העשיל נכדי הרב מסלאוויטא. זיטאמיר. תרי"ד - 1853. מהדורה ראשונה של החלק השני. הסכמות רבני צפת רבי שמואל העליר ורבי בנימין זאב במוהר"ח. שער החלק הראשון חסר. חלק א' 64 עמודים. חלק ב' 134 168-154 עמ'. 22 ס"מ. נייר עבה כחול, כתמים. נקבי עש. רטיבות. דף אחרון משוקם עם חסרון קל בטקסט. ללא כריכה. מצב כללי בינוני טוב.
Starting at $120
LOT: 002

Shulchan Aruch Orech Hayyim, 2nd section. Printed by the grandsons of the Slavita Rav. Zhitomir 1850

With Be’er HaGola and Be’er Heitev. Signature of ownership in sefardi handwriting on the page after the cover. Spine has a gilded inscription of “Avraham Keteran.” Missing 5 pages at the end. Copy before us has 240 pages. Original was 245 [1]. 21.5cm. Restored binding. Stains, moth damage, ok condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 003

ספר "חבת ירושלים". חיקוי של דפוס בק משנת תר"ד. לעמרג. תר"ל | 1870. ספר נדיר.

ספר "חבת ירושלים" תאור ארץ ישראל ושבחה, המחבר הרב חיים הורביץ, עלה לארץ ישראל בשנת תקע"ז (1817) וזכה לתור בכל חלקי הארץ ואת רשמיו וידיעותיו העלה בספרו זה. במקור ספר זה נדפס בירושלים תר"ד בדפוס הרב ישראל בק, בעותק שלפנינו שנדפס בלעמברג תר"ל נספו הסכמת ר' משה אהרן מגזע צבי והקדמת המאסף ר' מרדכי הורביץ. [3] סג' דף (צ"ל 31 דף). (דף ס' כרוך לאחר דף ס"ב). 20 ס"מ. היו מספר חיקוים של ספר זה שנדפסו במקומות שונים, (ראה ש. הלוי 23). כריכה מנותקת. כתמים. מצב כללי טוב.
Starting at $100
LOT: 004

Lot of 12 important books from Jerusalem. Important stamps

1. Netivot HaShalom, by Rabbi Moshe Nehemiya Kohanov. Printed by Yoel Moshe Salomon, Jerusalem 1875. 2. Mishkenot L’Abir Yaakov, by Rabbi Hillel Moshe Meshil of Bialystock. Jerusalem, without the name, location and year of printing. 3. Orech Ne’eman, by Rabbi Menachem Natan Auerbach. Salomon printing, Jerusalem 1924. 4. Olat Ish by Rabbi Shaul Alisher. Zuckerman printing, Jerusalem 1899. 5. Mas’at Yaakov, by Rabbi Avraham Zvi Priloker, printed by Zikaron Shlomo, Jerusalem 1891 6. Orech Ne’eman, fourth section, by Rabbi Menachem Natan Auerbach. Salomon printing, Jerusalem 1931. 7. Imrei Bina, first section, by Rabbi Meir Auerbach. Printed by Yoel Moshe Salomon, Jerusalem 1876. 8. Two copies of Imrei Bina, second section, by Rabbi Meir Auerbach. Printed by Yoel Moshe Salomon, Jerusalem 1876 9. Sha’arei Rachamim by Rabbi Rachamim Franco. Gashtzinni printing, Jerusalem 1881. 10. Sukkat Shalom by Rabbi Shalom Mizrahi Adani. Zikaron Shlomo printing, Jerusalem 1891. 11. Rishon LeZiyyon by Rabbi Haim ben Atar. Levi printing, Jerusalem 1915 Many of the books are stamped by the Gaon Rabbi Haim Berlin, son of the Natziv of Volozhin (see about him in other items from this catalogue. Different sizes and conditions, generally ok to good condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 005

Lot of 15 books from Jerusalem. Important stamps

1. Five books bound together: Shirei David, Ohel Yosef, Pri HaEretz, Beit Avraham, Archei Eli. 2. Sha’arei Kedusha by Rabbi Haim Vittel. Printed by Weiss, Jerusalem 1926. 3. Shir HaShirim with Milta b’Ta’ama, by the Gaonim b’Yerushalayim. HaChadash printing, Jerusalem 1924. 4. Responsa of Rav Malchaya, by Rabbi Michael Deutch. Levi printing, Jerusalem 1904. 5. Two copies of the book: Torat Meir, by Rabbi Meir Freiman, Jerusalem, without publishing information. 6. Darka shel Torah, by Rabbi Shlomo Aharon Wertheimer. Printed by Zikaron Shlomo, Jerusalem 1891. 7. Mekor Baruch by Rabbi Baruch bar Moshe of Horodna. Printed by Levin-Epstein, Jerusalem 8. Eshei Moshe by Rabbi Moshe of Bialystok. Jerusalem 1908. 9. Hemdat Zvi, by Rabbi Zvi David Glazer. Pritned by Yehuda v’Yerushalayim. Jerusalem 1933. 10. Kumi Roni, by Rabbi Asher Zelig Margaliyot. Printed by Zuckerman, Jerusalem 1925. 11. Chesed L’Avraham by Rabbi Avraham Zvi Brodna. Printed by Yehuda v’Yerushalayim. Jerusalem 1931. 12. Two books bound together: Imrei Zion and Ner Menorot. 13. Beit HaBechira, by the Meiri. Printed by Hirschenson, Jerusalem 1885. 14. Torah miZion, by the Geonei HaDor in Israel and abroad, Zuckerman printing, Jerusalem 1901. Many of the books are stamped by the Gaon Rabbi Haim Berlin, son of the Natziv of Volozhin (see about him in other items from this catalogue. Different sizes and conditions, generally ok to good condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 006

Lot of 13 books and booklets—Jerusalem

1. Chut HaMeshulash, printed by Luntz, Jerusalem 1912 2. Tafsir Darshei Tefillin. In Persian. A complete journal issue, not cut. Jerusalem 1922. 3. Tafsir Darshei Tefillin. In Persian. Some pages uncut. 4. Taharat Yisrael—halachot, by Rabbi Yehiel Michal Tikochinsky. Zuckerman printing, Jerusalem 1912. 5. Chanukat Zion—agadah. By Rabbi Yehezkel Melamed. HaChadash printing by Refael Haim Cohen, Jerusalem. 6. Khiyat al-Iyam—poems. By Haim Elazar Mizrahi. Jerusalem 1907. 7. Tafsir Em Efes. By Rabbi Ephraim bar Yitzhak. Printed by Lunz, Jerusalem 1905. 8. Pri Etz Hadar, Persian. Levi printing, Jérusalem 1912. 9. Ma’asiyot Nifla’im authored by the Ben Ish Hai. By Yisrael Gul Shaulof. HaChadash printing by Refael Haim Cohen, Jerusalem, 1913 10. Ma’asiyot Nifla’im authored by the Ben Ish Hai. By Yisrael Gul Shaulof. HaChadash printing by Refael Haim Cohen, Jerusalem, 1912 11. Masechet Avot with ancient commentary. Levi printing, Jerusalem, 1902. 12. Akeidat Yitzhak, Persian. Levi printing, Jerusalem. 1902. 13. Megillat Antiochus, Persian. Levi printing, Jerusalem 1903. Different sizes and conditions, ok to good condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 007

Lot of 10 books and pamphlets—Jerusalem

1. Chut HaMeshulash, printed by Luntz, Jerusalem 1912 2. Taharat Yisrael— halachot, by Rabbi Yehiel Michal Tikochinsky. Zuckerman printing, Jerusalem 1912. 3. Khiyat al-Iyam—poems. By Haim Elazar Mizrahi. Jerusalem 1907. 4. Pri Etz Hadar, Persian. Levi printing, Jérusalem 1903. 5. Masechet Avot with ancient commentary. Levi printing, Jerusalem, 1902. 6. Akeidat Yitzhak, Persian. Levi printing, Jerusalem. 1902. 7. Cheshek Shlomo, Tafsir and Bakashot. Lunz printing, Jerusalem 1905. 8. Ohel Moed, second section. By Rabbi Shmuel Yarudni. Levi printing, Jerusalem 1904. 9. Aderet Eliyahu, on Nevi’im and Ketuvim. By the Vilna Gaon. Published by Eliyahu ben HaRav Landau, grandson of the Gra. Jerusalem 10. Kaf HaHayyim—halachot. By Rabbi Yaakov Haim Yitzhak Eliyahu. Jerusalem 1905. Different sizes and conditions, ok to good condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 008

Lot of 11 books and booklets—Jerusalem

1. Ma’asiyot Nifla’im authored by the Ben Ish Hai. By Yisrael Gul Shaulof. HaChadash printing by Refael Haim Cohen, Jerusalem, 1912 2. Tafsir Darshei Tefillin. In Persian. A complete journal issue, not cut. Jerusalem 1922. 3. Tafsir Darshei Tefillin. In Persian. A complete journal issue, not cut. Jerusalem. 4. Milim Shisha—a conversation book in 6 languages. Levi printing, Jerusalem 1912. 5. Sherach Shaheen on Megillat Esther. By the sage Molana Shaheen. Printed by Zuckerman, Jerusalem 1912. 6. Pri Etz Hadar, Persian. Levi printing, Jérusalem 1912. 7. Chut HaMeshulash, printed by Luntz, Jerusalem 1912 8. Tafsir Em Efes. By Rabbi Ephraim bar Yitzhak. Printed by Lunz, Jerusalem 1905 9. Taharat Yisrael— halachot, by Rabbi Yehiel Michal Tikochinsky. Zuckerman printing, Jerusalem 1912 10. Masechet Avot with ancient commentary. Levi printing, Jerusalem, 1902. 11. Akeidat Yitzhak, Persian. Levi printing, Jerusalem. 1902. Different sizes and conditions, ok to good condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 009

לוט 4 ספרים לרבי דוד בן חסין כרוכים יחד. אמסטרדם. תקמ"ז - תקס"ז. 1787 - 1727.

1. ספר תהלה לדוד שירות ותושבחות לרבי דוד בן חסין. אמסטרדם. תקס"ז - 1727. 2. אזהרות מיוסדים על הלכות ציצית ותפילין. ברכות השחר לרבי דוד בן חסין. אמסטרדם. תקס"ז - 1727. 3. ספר מקומן של זבחים הלכות שחיטה בדרך שיר לרבי דוד בן חסין. תקמ"ז - 1787. 4. ספר יקרא דשכבי קינות והספדים לרבנים ונדבי עמים. לרבי דוד חסין. בלי שנת דפוס. מספר דפים מנותקים. כתמי רטיבות. מצב כללי טוב.
Starting at $100
LOT: 010

Tor Choshen Mishpat, ancient pretty leather binding—Berlin

By Rabbeinu Yaakov ben HaRosh, with commentaries by Maran Rabbi Yosef Karo. Printed by Rabbi Zeev Wolf Milresh. Cover page has signature of ownership: “Eliezer ben Naftali Hirtz, parked here in Cassel in Hessen.” | Bound with original wooden binding, covered in decorative leather. With remains of clasps. Stains. Spine missing. | 333, [8] pages. 34cm. Generally good condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 011

Knesset HaGedola, first edition—Constantinople 1711

On the Shulchan Aruch, Yoreh De’ah, part 2. By Rabbi Hayyim Benvenisti. First edition, printed by the partners Yona ben Yaakov Ashkenazi. Rabbinical signature of ownership. Gloss on page 100/1. Rabbi Benvenisti (1603-1673 was a predominant rabbinical authority in 17th century Turkey. He was a student of Rabbi Joseph Trani and a brother of Joshua Benveniste. Born in Constantinople, he was appointed Rabbi of Tita (a town near İzmir) in 1644. In 1658, he was appointed one of the rabbis of İzmir. He authored several scholarly works, most notably the widely cited Shiyurei Kenesset HaGedolah and Kenesset HaGedolah, halakhic comments to the Arba'ah Turim and Shulhan Arukh. These two comments are characterized by an extensive analysis of halakhic sources from the mid-16th century to the mid-17th century. The Chida recommended that these comments be communicated prior to rendering any halakhic decision. Chaim Benveniste is also known to have compiled the two volume Questions & Responsa, Ba'ei Chayei, covering the four sections on the Shulhan Arukh. He was one of the leaders of those opposing Shabtai Zvi, and argued that he should be killed. | Thick pages, dark and quality. Wide margins. Stains from moisture. Moth holes on the last pages. [2], 206 pages. 35cm. Generally good condition.
Starting at $180
LOT: 012

Masechet Nida, leather binding (old, high quality)—Frankfurt am Mein, 1721. Signatures

From the Talmud Bavli with commentaries of the Rosh and Rambam. At the end are Mishnayot from Seder Taharot. Separate cover for these. Covers with pretty decorations from woodblock cuttings. Printed by Johann Kellner. Signatures and listings of ownership. | Bound with ancient wood binding, covered in light decorative leather, with remains of clasps. Spine is defective, moth damage. Stains. 88; 178 pages. 35cm. Generally ok to good condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 013

Pnei Yehoshua—Furth 1766. Stamps

On Masechtot: Ketuvot, Gittin, Kedushin. By the Gaon Rabbi Yaakov Yehoshua Folk. Stamp of Yosef Frankel Teumim, a very respectable family. | Yaakov Yehoshua Folk (1681-1756) was the rabbi of Lviv, Berlin, and Frankfurt. Author of a series of books called Pnei Yehoshua on the Talmud Bavli. The Hida says that succeeded meeting him and described his face like that of a heavenly angel. It is said that when the Ba’al Shem Tov was told by G-d that he would serve a Talmid Chacham, he went to serve the Pnei Yehoshua, and brought him a coal from the fire to light his pipe. They conversed together about the Chassidic movement. He was the direct rabbi of the Maggid of Mezeritch. | Binding partially disconnected. Signature of ownership. Moth damage. | 4, 212, 217-296, 23 pages. 32cm. Generally ok to bad condition.
Starting at $180
LOT: 014

Terumat HaDeshen—Furth 1778

With verses and writings from the most famous books of halacha, serves as a source for many minhagim and is referenced thousands of times in books of the Poskim. The Rama quotes it many times in his glosses on the Shulchan Aruch. Name of the book marks the number of responsa in the first section of the book—354 (Deshen). Second section is called “Psakim and Ketavim.” By Rabbi Yisrael Isserlin, known by the name of this book, a great sage of Ashkenaz in the 15th century and considered one of the last Rishonim or the first Achronim. Pritned by Rav Itzik bar Leib. Signatures and stamps of ownership, moth holes. Binding and pages 43, 44 (second section) are missing. [5], 122; 2-45 pages. 20cm. Generally ok condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 015

Shushan Sodot, first edition—Koritz 1784

Deep work of kabbalah by the kabbalist Rabbi Moshe ben Yaakov of Russia. Printed by Johann Anton Krieger. | Rabbi Moshe ben Yaakov was a great sage of his generation. He went to study Torah in Constantinople because Lithuania wasn’t a center of Torah study at the time. In 1495, he began to write this book. The same year Jews were expelled from Lithuania, and he was captured and brought to Karim-Sulkhat, and redeemed by the rabbinical and Karaite Jews. The Jews of Crimea put his piyyutim into their prayers, and over the generations he became known as one of their great rabbis. Known by them as Moshe Ashkenazi or Moshe of Russia. Mentioned in the Shulchan Aruch HaAri as a student of the Ramban and author of the Shushan Sodot. | Signature of ownership, moth holes, stains, front binding and spine missing. | 92, [2] pages. 20cm. Margins are repaired with some missing text, new binding, generally ok to good condition.
Starting at $180
LOT: 016

Maharam b’Rabbi, first edition—Prague 1793

Second section, on Masechtot Yoma, Sukka, Gittin, Holin, and Shvuot. At the end are droshim on the Torah and chiddushim on the Five Shitot. By Gaon Rabbi Meir B’rabbi, Av Beit Din of Pressburg. Rare endorsement by the Noda B’Yehuda, who writes that “for many years I have constructed for myself a fence against writing endorsements…but had I known of the great genius of the respected and famous Rabbi Meir B’Rabbi, I would not have so sworn.” | Page before the cover has a listing and stamp of ownership of Rabbi Mordechai Zvi Martin HaKohen, Av Beit Din of Deutchesemartin. | Dark, thick, quality pages, missing spine, moth holes, stains. | [2] 107 pages. 33cm. Generally good condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 017

Igeret Archot Olam—Prague 1793. Partially missing copy

Two sections, a text on cosmography and geography. By Rav Avraham ben Mordechai Pritzul. At the end is the letter of Yemen to the Rambam and Yesod Moreh and Sod Torah of the Ibn Ezra. This is probably the first Jewish geographic book, dealing in Hebrew with the discovery of America, Africa south of the Sahara, and the geographic discoveries there, and the Jews of Ethiopia (the Beita Yisrael). 30 chapters in the book deal with various countries with an emphasis on Jewish settlements in each. Chapter 14 is dedicated to the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel. The book is accompanied by 3 wonderful engravings. | Rav Avraham ben Mordechai Pritzul (1451-1525) was an Italian talmid chacham, a polymath of the Renaissance period. He arranged a debate with priests in Ferrara. Following this pamphlet, he authored the Magen Avraham. Signautres and ancient listings of ownership. Partially disconnected binding. Cover, 3 first and last pages are missing. [4], 1-95 pages. 16cm. Generally good condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 018

Ketem Paz by Rabbi Shimon Lavi, author of the Piyyut Bar Yochay—Livorno 1795. First edition, rare

Commentary on the Zohar of Genesis. Printed by Eliezer Sa’adon. | Rabbi Shimon Lavi (1480-1580) was a polymath expelled from Spain. On his way to Israel he passed through Tripoli and saw the troubles that the community faced, following the destruction of the city by the Spanish, then the Turkish occupation. So he decided to remain and serve as rabbi and head of the community, where he worked greatly to rebuild the community. He was also the doctor of the ruler Yehi Pasha, which helped his goal. He was a great kabbalist though he never knew the Ari or his philosophy. Author of the well-known piyyut “Bar Yochay.” He also wrote a melody for it. The piyyut reached the Ari, whose students in Tzfat spread it around the world. The book Ketem Paz was in geniza for close to 250 years before it was printed by Rabbi Yitzhak Kalfon. | Thick, dark, quality paper, wide margins. Reinforced binding. Leather spine. Pencil listing of ownership handwritten on page 1/1. 2 pages partially disconnected. Moth holes. Rare! | [2], 280 pages. 29cm. Generally ok to good condition.
Starting at $180
LOT: 019

Pri Megadim—Zolkva, 1766. Stamps

On the Shulchan Aruch Yoreh De’ah, one of the most important books of halacha, by Rabbi Yosef Teumim. Second edition. Page before the cover has a signature of ownership. Cover page has red and black ink. Stamp of the censor. Original binding is disconnected. Pages disconnected. Moth damage. [1] 149 pages. 38cm. Bad to ok condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 020

Ma’amar HaSechel—Redelheim 1804, with endorsement and the boycott of the HaHafla’ah. Copy of Rabbi Haim Berlin. Bound together with the Song of Songs

Exegesis on the piyyut “Kel Elokim Hashem Davar,” which is said on the 2nd night of Shavuot, authored by Rabbeinu Eliezer bar Natan Ashkenazi (the Ra’avan)—though there are those who dispute whether he in fact authored it. Two covers. Pritned by Rabbi Wolf Heidenheim and Baruch in Switzerland. With endorsement and boycott of Rabbi Pinchas HaLeviv Ish Horwitz, the HaHafla’ah. Printed by light green, thick, quality paper. | Bound with Song of Songs and the commentary Ma’ayan MiBeit Hashem by Rav Yehiel bar Zerach (Johannesburg 1859). | Stamp of Rabbi Haim Berlin. Stains. New binding. | [1], 79; [4] 62 pages. 20cm. Generally good condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 021

Sha’arei Lashon HaKodesh—Venice 1808

Hebrew grammar by the sage Rabbi Hananya Elhanan Hai Kohen. No publishing information. On quality paper, wide margins. The sage Rabbi Hananya Elhanan Hai Kohen (1751-1833) was a student of Rabbi Shimshon Nachmani and Rabbi Yeshaya Hai Karmi. Studied and grew up in Reggio, Italy. At the end of his life he moved to Florence, where he served as rabbi of the community. | 26 pages, 18cm, generally ok to good condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 022

Mishnayot of Seder Kedoshim. Vilna-Horodna, 1818

With commentaries: Bartenura, Tosefet Yom Tov, Tosafot Hadashim, and chiddushei Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berdichev. Page before page 157 has an engraving of the Temple, done by “Dov Be’er…” Printed by Menachem Mann and Simcha Zimmel. Signatures of ownership of Rabbi Yosef Bar Baruch of Wallerbleve. Light blue paper, partially disconnected binding. Stains. Moth damage. [8], 2-157, [2], 159-163 pages. 25cm. Generally ok condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 023

Me’am Loez, Ladino, Livorno 1822

Third section on Vayikra, in Ladino with Hebrew introduction. Illustrated cover with wood engraving of Moses and Aaron and David and Goliath. Page after the cover has the symbol of the family of the publisher, Rabbi Yehuda Koryat, the lion cub of Judah. Ottolenghi printing. Binding and pages partially disconnected, stains. Dedication in Ladino. []2, 175, 32cm. Generally ok to good condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 024

Chochmat Adam and Binat Adam—Vilna and Horodna 1828

On the Shulchan Aruch (1st) and Shas (2nd). By Rabbi Avraham Danzig, the Chayei Adam. Second edition “with many additions on the halachot which were not in the first.” Printed by Menachem Mann and Simcha Zissel. | Bound with Yam Shel Shlomo on Masechet Beitza, by Rabbi Shlomo Luria, Av Beit Din of Lublin, the Maharshal. With endorsements by Rabbi Yosef Steinhardt, Av Beit Din of Furth, the author of the Shot Zikaron Yosef, and Rabbi Netanel Weil, Av Beit Din of Karlsruhe, the Korban Netanel. Printed by Yosel and son Mendel Be’er. Furth 1766. | Listings of ownership, stains. Some moth holes. Front binding is missing. Pages disconnected. | 88; 42; 38 pages (page numbering gets messed up). 34cm. Generally ok condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 025

Lot of Shot Maharam of Rottenburg bound together with Shot Meir Einei Chachaim—Sadilkov, 1834/5. Rare blue page

1. Shot Maharam of Rottenburg, by Rabbi Meir bar Baruch of Rottenburg. Printed by blue paper, rare and quality, printed by David bar Zvi, Sadilkov 1835. 2. Shot Meir Einei Chachamim, by Rabbi Meir bar Gedalya, a sage of his generation and rabbi of Lublin and Krakow. Printed by Yitzhak ben Eliezer the Printer, Sadilkov, 1834. Listings and stamps of ownership, moth marks, light restoration on the cover pages. New binding. | [6], 27, 25, 11 [supposed to be 12]; [2], 58 pages. 38cm. Generally good condition.
Starting at $100