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Auction No. 28 - 25.03.2020

Auction No. 29


It will be held on Wednesday the 29th of the Adar 5780 


  25.03.2020
At 19:00 Israel time


The auction and preview In the Moreshet of Rabbi Kook Street, 10 Bnei Brak

Days:
Sunday - Tuesday 22-24.03.2020
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LOT: 026

Kutnot Ohr Ein Yaakov and Beit Yisrael. Berlin, 1709

Kutnot Ohr: "Ein Yaakov and Beit Yisrael" on the aggadot of the Talmud with commentaries, by Rabbi Yaakov ben Chaviv. Two sections, Berlin 1709. Much worming damage. Overall poor condition.
Starting at $50
LOT: 027

. Zeh Yinachamu on the Mechilta, first edition—Amsterdam 1712, completed via the insertion of an artistically hand-done final page.

The first section of a commentary on Midrash Mechilta, by Rabbi Moshe ben Shimon Frankfurt. With important endorsements from rabbis of the period, introduction from the author’s father. [3], 64 pages. Cover repaired, stains, generally good condition. Last page, missing at some point, was replaced by an artistic handwritten manuscript page, made to look like an original printed page, with pretty handwriting including a colophon and titles of the Mishnah, with a note in the margins of the gilyon. Cover has a stamp of ownership: “Avraham Moshe Babad, at one time Avdak of Gorahomora, Britshan, Rabbi of Enjemi-Yafo.” Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad (1900-1980) was the son of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Babad, and a rabbi and chassidic rosh yeshiva in Bukovina and Israel, a student of the Gaon Rabbi Meir Arik of Tornov. He inherited his father’s position, and after WWII tried to immigrate to Israel but was sent to Cyprus in 1948 by the British, where he served as rabbi of the detention camp. After making it to Israel he was in constant contact with the Chazon Ish. Around 1952 he was appointed for a time as the Rosh Yeshiva of Yechel Yisrael of the Seret-Vizhnitz Chassidic community, led by his son-in-law Admor Rabbi Baruch Hager.
Starting at $180
LOT: 028

Miniature edition in pretty condition: partially missing copy of Sefer HaChinuch—early edition, Amsterdam 1721, with handwritten corrections.

Sefer Hachinuch, the numbering and reasons for mitzvot organized in order of the parshiyot. Attributed to Rabbi Aharon ben Yosef HaLevi of Barcelona (the Ro’eh), 4th edition, printed by Aharon di Shlomo Antonis. 2-286 (originally: [2], 286) pages. Cover page and additional 3 pages at the beginning are missing. A few tears to the first pages with damage to text. A few moth holes and moisture stains and mold adjacent to the spine. Otherwise in good condition, pretty. No binding. Number of places have handwritten corrections, old writing.
Starting at $50
LOT: 029

Kehillot Moshe (Mikraot Gedolot). Early Prophets. Amsterdam, 1726. Notations and Signatures in Yemenite Hand.

Kehilot Moshe, better known by its later title of "Mikraot Gedolot." Section two, Early Prophets. Expanded edition including the commentary of the Radak, Ibn Ezra, Ralbag, Minchah Gedolah and Kli Paz. At the press of Rabbi Moshe Frankfurt, dayan in Amsterdam. Amsterdam, 1726. Large-sized copy: 44x27 cm. [2] (original: 4. Copy missing 2 leaves) 46, 47-378 leaves (one leaf is bound in the wrong place). Old binding covered in cloth, worming holes, some brown pages, stains, restorations to the border of the title page and a number of leaves, a number of detached leaves, tears in the margins, overall moderate condition. The back binding has a lengthy handwritten notation in a nice, antiquated Yemenite hand regarding the order and locations of the continents according to the Medrashim of Chazal, emphasizing their accuracy despite the fact that it seems mistaken. Along with the order of the zodiac and a calculation of their movement, some pasted paper covers its edge. The endpaper bears references to the Kli Yakar commentary and the corresponding pages in the book have the same handwritten mark in the margin. The title page bears a Yemenite notation and signature ofהצעיר אברהם בן מ"ו אהרן מנזלייצ"ו. Refer to Encyclopedia L'Chachmei Teiman, p. 328. Along with the notation יחיא ן' זאהריצ"ו. The last page has a pasted leaf with Arabic text in a Sephardic hand.
Starting at $100
LOT: 030

. Rare! The Book “Ezrat Nashim” by Rabbi Moshe ben Haviv—first edition, Constantinople, 1731. Pretty copy with important signatures of ownership.

A work on the Shulchan Aruch Even HaEzer, and the pamphlet Shemot Gittin. By Rabbi Moshe ben Haviv, the author of Gett Pashut and Shemot Ba’Aretz. [1], 4, [1], 65, 64 pages. 2 last pages of the first section are mistakenly bound to the end of the book. Old leather binding. Page cuttings are in red. Tear on the cover. A few moth holes, stains, generally good condition. Signatures of ownership of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Babad and his son Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad, rabbis of Gorahomora in Bukovina (Romania). Rabbi Menachem Mendel Babad, rabbi of Gora-Homoroloy (Bukovina). A descendent of Rabbi Yosef Babad, the Minchas Chinuch, appointed over Chassidei Chortkov, known as a great talmid chacham who was in regular correspondence with greats of his generation. Died in 1930. His son and successor, Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad (1900-1980) was rabbi and chassidic rosh yeshiva in Bukovina and Israel, a student of the Gaon Rabbi Meir Arik of Tornov. He inherited his father’s position, and after WWII tried to immigrate to Israel but was sent to Cyprus in 1948 by the British, where he served as rabbi of the detention camp. After making it to Israel he was in constant contact with the Chazon Ish. Around 1952 he was appointed for a time as the Rosh Yeshiva of Yechel Yisrael of the Seret-Vizhnitz Chassidic community, led by his son-in-law Admor Rabbi Baruch Hager.
Starting at $150
LOT: 031

. Ein Yehosef on Masechet Bava Metziya, first edition, 1735.

Chiddushei Torah on Masechet Bava Metziya by the Chacham Rabbi Yosef Chazan. First edition, Izmir 1735. Endorsements from rabbis of Jerusalem and Egypt. [3], 157 pages. Cover and additional page detached, moth holes, many stains, original leather binding is partially detached, spine is missing, tears at the edges of pages, generally ok condition. Cover has a Sefardi signature.
Starting at $100
LOT: 032

Rambam with the Maaseh Rokeach Commentary. First Edition. Venice, 1742

Maaseh Rokeach, work on the Rambam [with text] by Rabbi Massoud Chai Rokeach [Rakkah], prominent Tripoli rabbi. Section one – Mada, Ahavah, Zemanim. Begins with novellae on the Rambam from manuscripts of earlier geonim. First edition, press of Meir de Zara, Venice 1742. [7], 286 leaves. Missing title page. The last leaves are detached and have incomplete margins. Much worming damage. Blemishes to the text in many places. Overall poor condition. Refer to Stefansky, Sifrei Yesod, p. 51 of the supplement.
Starting at $50
LOT: 033

Psalms and Proverbs—Warsaw, 1862. Rare copy.

Kitvei Kodesh 24, 5th section: Psalms and Proverbs, with Targum Yonatan ben Uziel and Rashi’s commentary and Toldot Aharon, Metzudat David and Metzudat Zion with exegesis in Ashkenazit, Hebrew script. Printed by Natan Shriptegisser. National Library only has Section 3. [1] 172 pages. Tape reinforcement on the cover. Tape and tears without damage to text in the margins of the two last pages. Stains. Generally good condition.
Starting at $80
LOT: 034

. Handsome copy with the original wood binding, Halachot Rav Elfas (the Rif), second section—Zulzbach 1764, with important signatures and stamps.

“Second section of Halachot Rav Elfas, with all that is found in the books of Elfasi printed until today, the new ones and the old ones” with new additions, including “Shlatei Giborim.” Early edition. With important endorsements by Rabbi Yosef Steinhart and Rabbi Aryeh Leib Rapaport and more, additional cover of Masechet Hulin. [2], 320, 20, 6, 40 pages. Handsome binding (original), wood covered in leather, defects to the binding, cover and two additional pages are detached, stains, generally good condition. Important signatures of ownership: Cover has signature of Rabbi Shmuel Bek (according to an additional note on the last page and first blank page, it seems to be Rabbi Shmuel Bek, Av Beit Din of Suron). Last page has signature of “Itzik Aharon Landesburg Honeh of Freistadt and the Galil”, see below. Additional signature: “Asher Anshil Bek” and more notes. Rabbi Yisrael Yitzhak Aharon Landesburg, known as the Mateh Aharon (1804-1879) was the son of Rabbi Meir of Pesing. He was a student of the Chatam Sofer and would eat at his Shabbos table, as well as a student of Rabbi Yaakov Altenkonstatt (the Harif of Werbo), and Rabbi Yitzhak Perles of Bonihad. He was son-in-law of his uncle Rabbi Mordechai Rosenberg of Steinmanger and he moved there. He was rabbi in Biemring from 1838 in place of Rabbi Lipman, and in Purinkirchen in 1842, and in 1844 he served in Freistadt, as well as rabbi and rosh yeshiva in Grosvardin from 1853, during which time the community split and he was rabbi of the “status quo” community which later became known as the Orthodox one. His son-in-law, Rabbi Yosef Elazar Rosenfeld, served in his place in Freistadt. A story is told that he one time asked the Chatam Sofer a question, and the Chatam Sofer scolded him, but later the Chatam Sofer realized that he was correct in his question and he asked for forgiveness publicly for having shamed him. Among his students were Rabbi Mordechai Leib Winkler (the Levushei Mordechai), Rabbi Koppel Friedman of Nirdi Haza, and more. In the Congress of 1868 he was the only Orthodox rabbi who attended, and some rabbis began a machloket against him for his participation.
Starting at $300
LOT: 035

. Shut HaAlshich—Berlin 1766. With important stamps.

Questions and answers from Rabbeinu Moshe ben Haim Alshich. Endorsement of Berlin rabbis. 60 pages. Light stains, tears in the margins, a bit of moth holes, generally good condition. Cover and last page have an important stamp of ownership: “Aharon Segel Epstein, here in Prague.” Cover has additional stamps of Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad. Rabbi Aharon HaLevi of Prague (born 1860) was the son of Rabbi Ephraim Fishel, a student of Rabbi Eliezer David Greenwald of Tze’ilim and Satmar, a chassid and student of the Minchat Eliezer of Munkatch, and son-in-law of Rabbi Aharon Zvi Kastenbaum of Tisa-Oylek. He served as rabbi in Prague. Authored: She’erit Ephraim, Menuchat Shabbat. He was murdered in the Shoah.
Starting at $80
LOT: 036

. Me’orei Esh—by the Maharam Esh. First edition, Furth 1766.

A nice work on the Torah and Megillot by Rabbeinu Meir Eisenstatt, the Maharam Ash/Esh (author of the Panim Me’irot). Printed together with the work Or Chadash by his grandson Rabbi Elazar Kalir, Av Beit din of Kalin. [4], 90 pages. Bit of moth damage, cutting of the indices is adjacent to the text, some of the titles are cut off slightly. Some tape. Stains, tear on the cover and damage to text in a number of places. Old binding is worn. Signs of use, wear, mainly at the edges of pages. Generally ok condition at the beginning of the book, further into the book it is in much better condition. Old listings of ownership on the cover have been erased. Stamps of ownership of Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad of Goro Homora-Yafo.
Starting at $50
LOT: 037

Be’er Yaakov on the Shulchan Aruch—first edition, Furth 1767

On the four sections of the Shulchan Aruch by the Gaon Rabbi Yaakov ben Avraham Berlin. At the end are “Chiddushei Klalot HaSugiyot” with important endorsements from German rabbis. [3], 144 pages. Old binding is well-preserved, stains, number of brown pages, light tears, last page has a bit of damage to text, generally good condition. Cover has stamps of ownership from Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad. Additional note: “Moshe Leib Zaltek-[?].” One note in nice Sefardi handwriting in the body of the work. Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad (1900-1980) was the son of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Babad, and a rabbi and chassidic rosh yeshiva in Bukovina and Israel, a student of the Gaon Rabbi Meir Arik of Tornov. He inherited his father’s position, and after WWII tried to immigrate to Israel but was sent to Cyprus in 1948 by the British, where he served as rabbi of the detention camp. After making it to Israel he was in constant contact with the Chazon Ish. Around 1952 he was appointed for a time as the Rosh Yeshiva of Yechel Yisrael of the Seret-Vizhnitz Chassidic community, led by his son-in-law Admor Rabbi Baruch Hager
Starting at $80
LOT: 038

. Sefer Zechor L’Avraham, 3 sections—Zolkva 1868, copy owned by rabbis from the Babad family

Work on the four sections of the Shulchan Aruch by Rabbi Avraham ben Shmuel Elkalai. Volume contains all of the work’s three sections with a separate cover for each section. An important work organized alphabetically. Tears and light stains, tiny bit of moth damage, generally good condition. Covers and the end have stamps of ownership of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Babad, and his son Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad of Goro-Homora, see other items from this catalogue. Rabbi Menachem Mendel Babad, rabbi of Gora-Homoroloy (Bukovina). A descendent of Rabbi Yosef Babad, the Minchas Chinuch, appointed over Chassidei Chortkov, known as a great talmid chacham who was in regular correspondence with greats of his generation. Died in 1930. His son and successor, Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad (1900-1980) was rabbi and chassidic rosh yeshiva in Bukovina and Israel, a student of the Gaon Rabbi Meir Arik of Tornov. He inherited his father’s position, and after WWII tried to immigrate to Israel but was sent to Cyprus in 1948 by the British, where he served as rabbi of the detention camp. After making it to Israel he was in constant contact with the Chazon Ish. Around 1952 he was appointed for a time as the Rosh Yeshiva of Yechel Yisrael of the Seret-Vizhnitz Chassidic community, led by his son-in-law Admor Rabbi Baruch Hager.
Starting at $70
LOT: 039

Shut Maharam of Lublin, second edition. Metz 1769. Copy owned by a rabbi from the Babad family

Questions and Answers from Rabbi Meir, Av Beit Din of Krakow and then Lublin, for which he became famous as the Maharam of Lublin. Endorsement from the Gaon the “Sha’agat Aryeh”, and more. [2] 77 pages. Tape on the cover and more. Tear in the margin at the top of the cover, stains, a little moth damage, generally good condition. Cover and blank first page have stamps and handwritten notes of ownership of Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad of Goro-Homora, see other items from this catalogue. Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad (1900-1980) was the son of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Babad, and a rabbi and chassidic rosh yeshiva in Bukovina and Israel, a student of the Gaon Rabbi Meir Arik of Tornov. He inherited his father’s position, and after WWII tried to immigrate to Israel but was sent to Cyprus in 1948 by the British, where he served as rabbi of the detention camp. After making it to Israel he was in constant contact with the Chazon Ish. Around 1952 he was appointed for a time as the Rosh Yeshiva of Yechel Yisrael of the Seret-Vizhnitz Chassidic community, led by his son-in-law Admor Rabbi Baruch Hager.
Starting at $100
LOT: 040

Akeidat Yitzhak with important signatures—Frankfurt der Oder, 1785.

By Rabbeinu Yitzhak Arma’ah, with various additions. [9], 3-74, 159, 20 pages. Rebound, light stains, in one place it is hiding the text a little, a bit of moth holes, generally good condition. Cover has important signatures which were not checked thoroughly.
Starting at $60
LOT: 041

Sha’ar HaMelech on the Rambam, first edition bearing the commentary Ta’am HaMelech. Brin 1801-3

3 sections bound together, the complete work, by Rabbi Yitzhak ben Moshe Nunis Bilmonty. As mentioned on the cover, this is the second edition of this important work but the first to feature the commentary Ta’am HaMelech by Rabbi Baruch ben Yona Yitlis. Section 1 was printed in 1801, section 2 in 1802, and section 3 in 1803, by Yosef Rosman. Important endorsements, including one from Rabbi Mordechai Bennett. Cover in red ink, partially missing cover (cover and last page of section 2, and according to the bibliographic listing another 2 last pages from the first section, maybe index or errata). [4], 88 136 104 pages. Repairs on the back of the cover and the endorsements without damage to text, folding and wear, slight stains, 2 pages partially disconnected, old binding wrapped in paper. Generally good condition. Various notes, some in the local language. Blank first page has the note: “From the library of Dov Sternbuch.” Rabbi Dov Sternbuch of Gateshead and Bnei Brak was the son of Rabbi Asher of London, a descendent of the Gra. He was a huge talmid chacham who knew the Shas by heart. He was close with many sages, and was a student of the Gra”a Dessler. He had a special relationship with Maran Rabbi Haim Kanievsky, who forbid him from asking those at his beit midrash not to stand in his honor. He was brother of the Ra’avad of Antwerp, Rabbi Eliyahu Sternbuch, and the Ra’avad of the Charedi community, Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch. Died in 1990 when he was on his way to Minchah, aged 96.
Starting at $70
LOT: 042

Poignant and Rare: Kos Hatareila: Elegy upon the Great Fire in Brody in 1835. First Edition. Zolkiew, 1835

"The poisonous goblet that we endured in our city Brody, in the second month, Iyar, 1835…because even our holy and glorious synagogue was consumed…by Mordechai ben David Strelisker, published by the author to benefit G-d's sanctuary that was consumed." Poignant work that provides a glimpse into this sad episode of the European exile. With poem and rhyme the author describes what happened to the 14 well-constructed homes. First edition, Zolkiew 1835. 8 pages including the title page. Without binding, stains to title page and last page. Overall fine condition.
Starting at $200
LOT: 043

. Cheker Halacha –first edition, Vienna 1838. Interesting signatures of ownership.

“Questions and answers, first section”, with important studies into halacha by Rabbi Elazar of Kalin—first edition. Exciting letter of endorsement by Rabbeinu the Chatam Sofer. [4], 84 pages. Repaired cover, various stains, rebound, defects to the binding, generally good condition. Cover has a signature of ownership: “Avraham Aharon Katz”—probably Rabbi Avraham Aharon Katz of Nietra. The blank first page has a stamp from “the library of Avraham Moshe Babad, Rabbi in Jebli.” Additional stamp of his on the cover, erased, see below. Handwritten note in pencil in the body of the work. Rabbi Avraham Aharon Katz of Nietra (1869/1874-1930) was the son of Rabbi Moshe Prostitz, a student of the Shevet Sofer and Rabbi Moshe Zvi Hirsch Fox of Grosvardin. Served as a teacher in Nietra from 1900, and in 1927 he was appointed to the rabbinate in place of his father. He was certified by his uncle Rabbi David Friedman of Tze’ilim. His son, Rabbi Eliyahu Katz, was a rabbi in Beer Sheva. Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad (1900-1980) was the son of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Babad, and a rabbi and chassidic rosh yeshiva in Bukovina and Israel, a student of the Gaon Rabbi Meir Arik of Tornov. He inherited his father’s position, and after WWII tried to immigrate to Israel but was sent to Cyprus in 1948 by the British, where he served as rabbi of the detention camp. After making it to Israel he was in constant contact with the Chazon Ish. Around 1952 he was appointed for a time as the Rosh Yeshiva of Yechel Yisrael of the Seret-Vizhnitz Chassidic community, led by his son-in-law Admor Rabbi Baruch Hager.
Starting at $70
LOT: 044

Volume with two books of the Gra’s commentary: Michtav Eliyahu on the Song of Songs and Chabakuk, first edition, bound together with Sefer Tanna Devei Eliyahu on Proverbs, early edition—Prague 1811/1814.

Volume includes two books of the Gra’s commentary on Nach: 1. Michtav Eliyahu, the Gra’s commentary on Song of Songs and Chabakuk. First edition, Prague 1811. Partially missing copy: missing cover and first two pages, not from the body of the work, as well as 4 pages from the end of the book with chiddushim of the author. 20 pages. Tears on the two first pages (missing text), and slight tears on more pages. 2. Tanna Devei Eliyahu, on Mishlei, with exegesis from the Gra. Early edition, first bearing this title. Prague 1815. Endorsement of important rabbis, printed during their lifetime. Among them Rabbi Mordechai Bennett and the Chatam Sofer. Two covers, 73 pages. This copy has another five pages with names of subscribers/donors, which doesn’t appear in the page numbering of the National Library. Tears on the first cover, which damage the text, long tear (no missing text) on one page. Signs of moisture at the bottom of some pages, slight stains, binding detached, tears on the spine, otherwise generally good condition. Blank front page includes the inscription: “from the books of Dov Sternbuch Gateshead.” Note and gloss in the body of the book. Rabbi Dov Sternbuch of Gateshead and Bnei Brak was the son of Rabbi Asher of London, a descendent of the Gra. He was a huge talmid chacham who knew the Shas by heart. He was close with many sages, and was a student of the Gra”a Dessler. He had a special relationship with Maran Rabbi Haim Kanievsky, who forbid him from asking those at his beit midrash not to stand in his honor. He was brother of the Ra’avad of Antwerp, Rabbi Eliyahu Sternbuch, and the Ra’avad of the Charedi community, Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch. Died in 1990 when he was on his way to Minchah, aged 96.
Starting at $80
LOT: 045

Midrash Aggadat Bereishit with introduction by Rabbi Avraham, the Gra’s son. Lemberg 1858, pocket edition in complete condition.

Midrash Aggadat Bereishit with a famous introduction by Rabbeinu Avraham, the son Rabbi Eliyahu (the Vilna Gaon). Smaller, pocket edition, an early printing from Lemberg. [67] pages. 14cm. Two covers. Moth holes. Stains. Generally good condition. Various notes. Stamp and signature of Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad, rabbi of Goro-Homora, in Bukovina (Romania). Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad (1900-1980) was the son of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Babad, and a rabbi and chassidic rosh yeshiva in Bukovina and Israel, a student of the Gaon Rabbi Meir Arik of Tornov. He inherited his father’s position, and after WWII tried to immigrate to Israel but was sent to Cyprus in 1948 by the British, where he served as rabbi of the detention camp. After making it to Israel he was in constant contact with the Chazon Ish. Around 1952 he was appointed for a time as the Rosh Yeshiva of Yechel Yisrael of the Seret-Vizhnitz Chassidic community, led by his son-in-law Admor Rabbi Baruch Hager.
Starting at $50
LOT: 046

מדרש תדשא עם פרקי אליהו ונסתרות רשב"י וכללי הגר"א - מהדורה ראשונה קניגסברג תר"ך | 1860

ספר מדרש תדשא "המיוחס אל התנא הקדוש רבי פנחס בן יאיר ונלווה אליו פרקי אליהו ונסתרות רשב"י, עד כה היו ספונים וטמונים באהלי יחידי סגולה ועתה ראינו להוציאם לאור... פניני ליקוטי כללי הגר"א ז"ל שהשגנו מהעתקת הגרד"ל מבוחאב ז"ל" - מהדורה ראשונה קניגסברג תר"ך | 1860. יט [צ"ל כג], [3] דף. ללא כריכה, ניתוק בכמה דפים, מעט נזקי עש, כתמים קלים, מצב כללי טוב. חתימת בעלות: "שייך לר' שלמה ב"ר יוסף מרגליות".
Starting at $70
LOT: 047

לוט 22 ספרי הגר"א ותלמידיו חלקם מהדורה ראשונה

לוט 22 ספרי הגאון החסיד רבינו אליהו בן רבי שלמה זלמן מווילנא זיע"א ותלמידיו הקדושים. 1.ספר משנת הגר"א. על הדקדוק העברי במשנתו של הגר"א, "חובר מאיתי אריה ליב בן שלמה גארדאן מראססיין". מהדורה שנייה - תל אביב ללא ציון שנה, כריכה מקורית. 2.סדור אשי ישראל "עפ"ד מרן הגר"א זלה"ה מויילנא עם פירוש אבני אליהו... ע"ד הנגלה... עם פירוש שיח יצחק ע"ד הפשט וחוקי הלשון... עם הוספה חדשה ציון וסימן על שוא נע... הסדור נדפס ע"י ר' אליהו לנדא ז"ל [נכד הגר"א]... ונשארו מספר מצומצם מהם, ואחרי פטירתו הוספנו עוד הוספות..." נדפס בירושלים תש"ז | 1947. כרוך עם ספר אורחות חיים "שאלתות בשם כתר ראש מכונה" שמועות והנהגות מהגר"א בשם רבי אשר כהן ששימש את רבי חיים מוואלוז'ין ששמע מהגר"א בעצמו "עם הארות והערות אהלי חיים ערוכים ממני המו"ל אליהו לנדא... נכד הגר"א". נדפס בירושלים. בסופו ספר תהלים עם שער נפרד. 3.כרך עם ספרי תלמיד הגר"א המלקט מחיבוריו רבי שמואל ב"ר אברהם מאלצאן מסלוצק: 1,ספר אבן שלמה ענייני מוסר ויראה "ונלווה אליו ביאור על מגילת אסתר ע"ד הרמז ומוסר נפלא" מהדורה ראשונה - ווילנא תרל"ג | 1873. עם הסכמות חשובות, שינויים טופוגרפיים בשער. 2,ספר ברק השחר ביאורי פסוקים שונים ומעשה מרכבה. מהדורה ראשונה - ווילנא תרכ"ג | 1863. עם הסכמת רבי אברהם שמחה מאשטיסלאב. 4."מאמר אזהרת שבת יבאר... להתחזק בשמירת שבת... עם מאמר דקדוק חברים יבאר... וחברים שאינם הוגנים... גם מאמר שפת אמת להשריש בלב נערי בני ישראל אמתת תורה שבעל פה..." מאת רבי יצחק בן רבי שמואל מאלצאן "ונלוה לזה דרשת מהר"ח" מרבינו חיים מוואלוז'ין. נדפס בחיי המחבר - ווארשא תרנ"ו | 1896. עם הסכמות חשובות, שער נוסף למאמר דקדוק חברים ושפת אמת. כרוך עם מגלת רות עם פירוש הגר"א מהדורה שנייה - ירושלים תר"ץ | 1930. בסופו לקט אמרים מגאוני ליטא. רישום בעלות: "לה"ו שלמה פפנהיים" והרישום "מוגה". רישום נוסף בפורזץ. 5. חוברת הגר"א מווילנא "למלאת מאה וחמשים שנה לפטירתו תקנ"ח - יט תשרי - תש"ח מאת הרב מרדכי גימפל בארג" ספר על תולדות ונפלאות הגר"א. נדפס בירושלים תש"ח | 1948. תמונת הגר"א בשער. 6. ספר יונה ומגלת רות עם ביאור מהגר"א ופירושו על רבה בר ברב חנה. נדפס בתל אביב ללא ציון שנה. שער נפרד למגלת רות, מעטפת רכה. בעמוד אחרון לספר יונה הקדשה בכתב יד מאת המו"ל רבי יעקב לנדא נכד הגר"א לרב שאר ישוב כהן רבה הראשי של חיפה. 7. ספר מעלות התורה להגאון רבי אברהם אחי הגר"א. עם הוספות ותולדות המחבר. נדפס בניו יורק תש"ו | 1946. ללא כריכה. 8. ספר פסקי הגר"א לקוטים מחיבורו 'ביאורי הגר"א' על השו"ע. מאת רבי צבי הירש משטאלאוויץ. על כל ד' חלקי שו"ע, עם שער נפרד לכל חלק. מהדורה ראשונה - ווילנא תרס"ב - תרס"ד | 1902-1904. עם הסכמות חשובות. 9. "ילקוט שערים מתורתו של הגר"א ז"ל מווילנא חלק ראשון" מאת רבי משה ימיני יליד מיר. נדפס בירושלים תשי"ח | 1958. 10. ספר יצירה "המיוחס לאברהם אבינו עם פירושי הראשונים והאריז"ל והגר"א" נדפס בווארשא תרמ"ד | 1884. 11. ספר קול אליהו. ביאורים וחידושים בדרך נגלה מהגר"א, "מלוקט ע"י הרב חנוך העניך ערזאהן בעהמח"ס חנוכת התורה" בגב השער מופיע מכתב האדמו"ר הריי"צ מליובאויטש למו"ל על ספר קודם ששלח לו. נדפס בירושלים תש"ח | 1948. 12. מסכת שביעית מן תלמוד ירושלמי "כגירסת הגר"א מוילנא עם ביאורי הגר"א ועם פירוש החזון איש" נדפס בחיי ה'חזון איש' זצ"ל, - ירושלים תש"ה | 1945. 13. ספר שער קריאת התורה "עפ"ד הגר"א ופוסקים אחרים" נדפס בתל אביב תשט"ו | 1955. 14. ספר אדרת אליהו חלק שני "הוא פירוש על חמשה חומשי תורה... וגם הקיצור מכילתא שלא נדפס מעולם" נדפס בווארשא תרמ"ז | 1887. 15. ספר סערת אליהו. ליקוטי ד"ת מהגר"א מאת בנו רבי אברהם זצ"ל. נדפס בוינה תרצ"א | 1931. שני שערים. 16. ספר מנחת אליהו "לקוטים ובאורים על התפילות מהגר"א זצוק"ל" וביוגרפיה קצרה על חייו. הובא לדפוס ע"י רבי אליהו לנדא נכד המחבר. מהדורה ראשונה - ירושלים תרפ"ח | 1927. 17. ספר תולדות אדם ביוגרפיה על רבי שלמה זלמן מווילנא אבי הגר"א וחתנו רבי שלום מיאנישאק. עותק חסר רוב החלק השלישי, נדפס בווילנא תרפ"ח | 1928. 18. מסכת אבות עם ביאור הגר"א ופירוש רוח חיים מתלמידו המובהק הגר"ח מוואלוז'ין זיע"א. בסופו 'מגיד צדק' על אבות נדפס בירושלים תרס"ג | 1903. רישום בעלות בשער. 19. ספר קול אליהו. ביאורים וחידושים בדרך נגלה מהגר"א. מהדורה שנייה - פיעטרקוב תרס"ה | 1904 (עותק כפול בסופו מנחת חינוך וחותמת "משה יודא פערלמוטער שו"ב דק"ק שאלגיימארא"). כרוך עם ספר חומת הדת והאמונה מרבי שלמה זלמן הלפרין מווארשא מהדורה שנייה - פיעטרקוב תרס"ו | 1906. הסכמת רבי חיים מבריסק ועוד. 20. ברייתא מעשה תורה המיוחס לרבינו הקדוש רבי יהודה הנשיא עם הוספות מהגר"א ובנו רבי אברהם זיע"א. נדפס בווארשא תר"ף | 1920. עם הסכמות מרבי יוסף שאול נתנזון ורבי יצחק אלחנן מקובנא זי"ע. 21. ספר לחקר ביאורי הגר"א לירושלמי ולתוספתא סדר זרעים מאת קלמן כהנא ובראשו שורש סיפוק בערלה ושורש פטור מהחזון איש זצ"ל. נדפס בתל אביב תשי"ז | 1957. 22. ספר קול התור. שיטת הגר"א "וגילוייו על תקופת אתחלתא דגאולה מאורעותיה ומצוותיה" מאת תלמידו המקובל רבי הלל בן רבי בנימין משקלוב זצ"ל. נדפס בבני ברק תשכ"ט | 1969. הרבה כריכות מקוריות, מצבים משתנים, כריכות עם פגמים שונים חלקם מנותקות, לרוב מצב כללי טוב.
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LOT: 048

Gevurat Ari on Masechtot Yoma and Makot, by the Sha’agat Aryeh, printed by the Chafetz Haim, first edition. Pietrekov, 1907. With the inscription "Moga"

Book by Rabbi Aryeh Leib, Av Beit Din of Mitz, the Sha’agat Aryeh and Turei Even. “Published by Rav Yisrael Meir HaKohen of Radin,” the Chafetz Haim. First edition. With introduction by the publisher and son-in-law, Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Levinson. At the end are chiddushim by the author’s son and a drasha for Shabbat Teshuva/Shuva. Cover and separate page numbering for Masechet Makot. 68 pages (136 sides), 11 pages (22 sides). Original binding with inscription, partially detached, a number of additional pages detached, light defects, generally good condition. Cover has the inscription: “Moga,” the common practice of the Chafetz Haim, who would write it on the books he published and checked meticulously to prevent errors which could cause a suspicion of gezel. Note: “from the library of Dov Sternbuch (a gift on my wedding day from Reb Meir, known as Oscar Kahan”. Rabbi Dov Sternbuch of Gateshead and Bnei Brak was the son of Rabbi Asher of London, a descendent of the Gra. He was a huge talmid chacham who knew the Shas by heart. He was close with many sages, and was a student of the Gra”a Dessler. He had a special relationship with Maran Rabbi Haim Kanievsky, who forbid him from asking those at his beit midrash not to stand in his honor. He was brother of the Ra’avad of Antwerp, Rabbi Eliyahu Sternbuch, and the Ra’avad of the Charedi community, Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch. Died in 1990 when he was on his way to Minchah, aged 96.
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LOT: 049

Complete, pretty set of the Mishnah Berurah, with original bindings, printed during the author’s lifetime.

Complete set in the original bindings—the six volumes of Mishnah Berurah by the Chafetz Haim. Printed entirely during the author’s lifetime. Volume 1: Warsaw 1901. Volume 2: Pietrekov, 1907. Volume 3: Warsaw [n.a.]. Volume 4: Pietrekov [n.a.]. Volume 5: Warsaw 1901. Volume 6: Warsaw [n.a.]. Original bindings, two with reinforced spines, defects and various tears, a few pages detached, generally good condition. Section 6 has a number of handwritten notes. Note of ownership: “from the books of Dov Sternbuch, London.” With inscription in English. Rabbi Dov Sternbuch of Gateshead and Bnei Brak was the son of Rabbi Asher of London, a descendent of the Gra. He was a huge talmid chacham who knew the Shas by heart. He was close with many sages, and was a student of the Gra”a Dessler. He had a special relationship with Maran Rabbi Haim Kanievsky, who forbid him from asking those at his beit midrash not to stand in his honor. He was brother of the Ra’avad of Antwerp, Rabbi Eliyahu Sternbuch, and the Ra’avad of the Charedi community, Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch. Died in 1990 when he was on his way to Minchah, aged 96.
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LOT: 050

Volume with books from the Chafetz Haim, early editions released during his lifetime. Warsaw/Pietrekov

Volume with books of Rabbeinu Yisrael Meir HaKohen of Radin. 1. Ahavat Chesed. Year of printing not noted on cover –doesn’t appear in the National Library. Endorsement of the Natziv and more. 56 pages (112 sides) 2. Shem Olam—Warsaw 1893. 43 pages (46 sides), [1]. 3. Chomat HaDat—Pietrekov 1905. 22 pages (44 sides) 4. Ma’amar Torat HaBayit—Pietrekov 1923. 22 pages (44 sides). Separate cover for each work. Original binding is covered in paper, lone pages detached, generally good condition. Blank front page “library of Dov Sternbuch London.” And an additional note in English. Rabbi Dov Sternbuch of Gateshead and Bnei Brak was the son of Rabbi Asher of London, a descendent of the Gra. He was a huge talmid chacham who knew the Shas by heart. He was close with many sages, and was a student of the Gra”a Dessler. He had a special relationship with Maran Rabbi Haim Kanievsky, who forbid him from asking those at his beit midrash not to stand in his honor. He was brother of the Ra’avad of Antwerp, Rabbi Eliyahu Sternbuch, and the Ra’avad of the Charedi community, Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch. Died in 1990 when he was on his way to Minchah, aged 96.
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