Auction No. 113

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

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 1,000
Estimate $ 1,200 - $ 1,400

Aggadahs regarding the destruction of the Holy Temple - as related in Tractate Gittin, in Yiddish translation. With opening words in Hebrew.

The manuscript was written for "the dear learned woman of valor Marat Chayalah Steinshneider." The margin of the title page features the signature of the copier/translator: Itzik Shmuel.

Original binding embossed with the owner's monogram: M.S. Apparently Moshe Steinshneider, presumably the patriarch of Hebrew bibliography.

[1] title page, 59 pages. [4] blank leaves. 23x18 cm. Nice, organized hand. Very fine condition. Original binding.

Manuscripts from Ashkennaz