Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $300
Estimate $400 - $600
Sold for $586
Including buyer's premium

Commentaries on the six orders of the Mishna and discussions regarding the leading commentaries - Rabbeinu Ovadiah of Bartenura, Tosfot Yom Tov and Remez. By Rabbi Chaim Dovid Corinaldi.

Specifications: Section one: [3], 139, [4] leaves. Section two: [2], 130 leaves. 21 cm. 4 leaves. Section one concludes with the Kuntress HaTzurot on Tractates Kilaim and Eiruvin. First edition.

Unique features: Two sections in original parchment bindings; nice, complete set. Stamp of Rabbi Zvi Hirsh Lehren at the start of section two. As known, this work was involved in a polemic.

Background: Rabbi Zvi Hirsh Lehren (1784-1854) headed the Pekidim V'Amraclim in Amsterdam. He was both well-versed in Torah and wealthy. He battled strongly to maintain religious principles and dedicated himself to assisting the poor of the Holy Land.

Condition: Very fine-excellent. Minimal aging stains.

Wide-margined copies