Pages and the shape of the letters according to the form used by Zhitomir printings. | Original leather binding, wear on the binding. Repairs with tape. Moth marks. Cover page, page after, and the last page are missing. | , 220 pages. Generally ok condition.
By Rabbi Mordechai Yafeh, the HaLevushim. First cover defective, filled in by hand. Separate cover for the second text. Signatures of ownership. Generally good condition. Venice printing by Pietro and Lorenzo Bragadini, at the YonaiCayon house.
Drash. By Rabbi Hayyim bar Zvi of Posna. Endorsements from Rabbi Yitzhak Abuhav and Rabbi Yaakov Sasport. Printed by Asher Anshel ben Eliezer. | Listings of ownership, wooden binding covered in parchment, disconnected. |  5-47 pages, 20cm. Generally ok to good condition.
With haftarot. (Winograd 1647). Leather binding decorated and gilded. Inscription on the binding “the young Refael Avraham ben Rav Yosef Meyuchas.” Probably from the famous Meyuchas family. Repairs with tape on the lower part of the cover. Light defects to the binding. Generally good condition.
On the Zohar, by the kabbalist Rabbi Shalom Buzaglo, a sage of Sali, father of Rabbi Shalem (the MikdashMelech). First and only edition. Printed by Johann Janson and Yisrael Mondovi. Stamps and listings of ownership. Stains. | , 116 pages. 19cm. Generally ok to good condition.
KeEtzemHaShamayimLeTaher, published by the kabbalist Rabbi Shalom Buzaglo, a sage of Sali, father of Rabbi Shalem (the MikdashMelech). Printed by LeibZusmansch. Page before the cover has an inscription from the period of printing. Handsome leather binding. Stains, light moth damage. Generally good condition.
Commentary on Midrash Rabba of the megillot—Ruth, Esther, and Lamentations. By Rabbi Shmuel Yafeh Ashkenazi (1525-1595), a sage from the Ottoman Empire, leader of the Ashkenazi community in Constantinople. Gutschalk printing. Wonderful wood cutting on the cover. Binding is coming apart, pages disconnected, moth holes. | , 29, 31, 52 pages. 32cm. Good condition.
Mussar by Rabbi Mordechai Kalmans of Zmoshach. Important endorsements, including Rabbi Yoel (the Shem of Zmoschach). Ancient listing of ownership in Mizrahi handwriting. | Binding is coming apart, first pages disconnected. | , 56 pages. 20cm. Generally ok condition.
Chiddushim on masechtotBeitz, Yevamot, Gittin, Bava Kama, BavaMetziya, and Avoda Zara. By Rabbi YedidyaGalanti, with ChiddusheiHaRan on masechet Shavuot, chiddusheiRitba on MasechetBavaMetziya, and chiddushei of the Rarig on Avoda Zara. Printed by the legislator Rabbi Hirsch ben Rav Haim of Furth. Top of the cover has signature of ownership of Yosef Karpalsh of Prague. | Moisture stains. New binding. | , 62 pages. 33cm. Generally good condition.
Mesorah, by Rabbi David Haim Vitribo. Printed by Refael Haim the Roefh of Italy. Rabbi Vitribo was a rabbi in Mantua during the life of Rabbi Yehuda Mindola, who wrote an endorsement for this book. | Wear on the binding, stains, a little moth damage. | 42,  page. 21cm. Generally ok to good condition.
On the order of the Tur. By Rabbi AharonElfandri. Printed yb Yaakov Blansi. Rabbi AharonElfandri (1701-1774) was a sage of Izmir, known as the MarkevetHaMishnah. The Hida writes about meeting him in Hevron “I succeeded to meet him in his elder years, and I enjoyed the brighteness of the light of his Torah and holiness.” RavElfandri was the first to sign the Hida’sktavshlichot when he left Hevron for Europe. | Signature of ownership in ancient Mizrahi handwriting. Glosses, stains, moth holes, new binding. | 103, 26 pages. 31cm. Generally ok to good condition.
On the Talmud Bavli, masechtotBrachot, Beitza, Megillah. By Rabbi Yosef Darmashtat. The first word is framed with a wonderful woodcutting of cherubs. First and only edition. Printed by Wilhelm Friedrich Later. With endorsement of the Korban Netanel, who writes that he wasn’t completely clear about something and that he would write further when the author managed to publish the book. On page 66(2) the author prints the full tshuva of the Korban Netanel on the subject. | Listing, moth holes, disconnected binding, stamp of the censor. | , 66 pages. 30cm. Generally ok to good condition.
On the Shulchan aruch, halachot Pesach, by Rabbi Yaakov Reisher, rabbi of Reisha in Galicia (after which he is named). Page before the last has wonderful wood cuttings. Printed by the widow Francisca Neimanin. | Old listings of ownership, gilded inscription of the owners. Colorful page cuttings, stains. | , 136,  pages. 21cm. Generally good condition.
By Rabbi Yeshaya Berlin-Pik, first edition printed of this commentary. 58 pages. Various educational glosses written in pencil. Defects and unprofessional repairs in the margins of the cover. Moth damage, generally ok condition.
By Rabbi Yosef Albo. With exegesis by Rabbi Gedalya bar Shlomo. Second edition, printed by the widow ProsporGrila, Frankfurt der Oder. | Moth holes, stains, new binding. Light repairs to the cover and last page. | 94 pages. 36cm. Generally good condition.
Includes four sections:
a. 18 mizmorei tefilla collected by Rabbi YehezkelSegel Landau, the Noda B’Yehuda.
b. Prayers that a sick person should say for himself.
d. Limmud after a death.
Printed by Alsanunger. | Old listing of ownership. Thick pages, jacket binding. Front binding disconnected. | 32pg, 17cm. Generally ok to good condition.
Important kabbalistic book. By the kabbalist Rabbi Shabtai Sheftel Horowitz of Prague, including various exegeses on the wisdom of the philosophy of the Ramak. “Keys for opening locked and stuck doors in the genizah of secret treasures, wisdom of kabbalah.” Many kabbalistic illustrations, printed by Shmuel the Printer. On light blue and grey paper, high quality. Moth holes, stains from moisture and mildew. Wear on the cover and white margins, no missing text. Among the only Hebrew books printed in Bielzorka. | 92 pages. 35cm. Generally ok to good condition.
Two sections with separate covers. First section—Shot of the Razach. Second section—chiddusheiHilchotHaRazach, on the BavaMetziya and Gittin. By Rabbi MeshulamZalman Kohen, rabbi of Furth. Printed by Isaac ben David Zindorf. Stamps of ownership. | Page cutting in red, stains, new binding. | , 111, ; 50 pages. 35cm. Generally good condition.
Astronomy, and information on the leap years. Two volumes bound together with separate double covers for each, in Hebrew and German. By Rabbi Yitzhak ben Yosef HaYisraeli, student of the Rosh. With introduction in Germany by David Kassel. Surveys mathematical concepts—geometry and trigonometry—that are required for the subject. Last pages are tables. Includes charters and a large number of illustrations that do not appear in some copies. Includes a printed dedication to Sir Moses Montefiore and his wife Judith. Berlin, 1846-1848. | Tear with some missing text on the cover. Stains, stamps, new binding, good condition. |XXXVII 60; , 48,  page, 42, IV page. 24cm. Generally good condition.
1. Sefer ‘Kaf HaChaim’, first edition, Salonica, 1859. With a dedication in Sephardi handwriting. 9, 307 leaves. 15 cm. Without a binding. 2. Sefer Chaim, first edition, Salonica, 1863. With a magnificent red binding with gold embossing.  146 leaves. 17 cm. Rabbi Chaim Palagi [1788-1869], one of the foremost later sages. Rabbi, commentator, posek and Kabbalist. In 1837 he was appointed as Av Beit Din of the Beit Din HaGadol of Izmir which was comprised of 45 Rabbis, and in 1857 he was appointed to the highest position in Izmir – the ‘Chachan Bashi’ (chief rabbi), and his appointment was even approved a year later by Sultan Abdulmejid I with a royal approval, giving him the authority to judge and to enforce his rulings and he was given authority for the entire Jewish community. Rabbi Chaim was known for his many books, amounting approximately 80, which he began to write at the age of 16, and which deal with a wide range of topics: 7 works on the Bible, 9 works on the Talmud, 15 books of Midrash and homilies, books and mussar and 24 works of halacha, Kabbalah, responsa and many other books. At the end of writing each book, he would hold a festive meal and give out his books without recompense. He never sold his books. Overall condition: Good.
On halachot of reading from the Torah. By Rabbi Yaakov Yitzhak Yotes—the She’erit Yaakov, a dayan in the Beit Din of the Shoelu’Meishiv. Only edition. Printed by Barish Luria. Rare. | Stains, moth holes, new binding.| , 134,  pages. 23cm. Generally good condition.