Auction No. 113

Famous personalities, Art, Seforim, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $200
Estimate $300 - $500
Sold for $268
Including buyer's premium

* Afikei Yehudah section I - twenty four sermons. On leaf 42a, there is a eulogy for the GR"A of Vilna "there we sat in the great synagogue of Slonima, and we wept on Wednesday, the 12th of Adar 1798". Aharon Segal Press, Lemberg, 1829. Owner's stamp of Rabbi "Gershon Boyarski author of Regesh Amareinu."

* Afikei Yehudah section II - twenty three sermons (from Sermon 25 to Sermon 48), long foreword by the author's sons and a poem by the author. [Johannesburg, 1854]. Lacking name of press and year of printing. "Printed in Amsterdam 1827" (erroneously) written on the second title page.

By Rabbi Yehudah Leib Edel [1757-1828], preacher of Slonima. He was a close associate of the GR"A of Vilna. His sermons served as a source for sermonizers in the generations after his.

[2], 135; [10], 238 leaves. 22 cm. Moderate-fine condition. Aging stains. Few worming holes. Taped reinforcements on the last pages. Without bindings.

The Vilna Gaon and his Disciples