Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $200
Estimate $300 - $400
Sold for $390
Including buyer's premium

Responsa on the Shulchan Aruch, Yoreh Deah, Even HaEzer and Choshen Mishpat and homilies by Rabbi Avraham Meyuches, Rabbi and sage of Constantinople.

Specificiations: [2], 15; 62, 65-114; [1], 29; 98, 91-95; 23; 13 leaves. 34 cm. Only edition. 

Content: Includes a compilation on the laws of Gittin with a separate title page, authored together with his brother, Rabbi Nosson Meyuches. Closes with sermons by the author's disciple, Rabbi Yom Tov Alnaqua , author of Shivtat Yom Tov.

Unique features: Unique copy, thick quality paper with especially wide margins.
Owner signature on title page: "I purchased this work..from Rabbi Yaakov Avraham Giron [author of Shu"t Abir Yaakov], in exchange for the work...that i gave him...Menachem...". The writer was the rabbi of Adrianople, author of the prominent Devar Mishpat, Divrei Menachem, Devar Emet, Marpeh Lashon and Menachem Aveilim. He passed away in Jerusalem in 1855. 

Background: The Chida wrote that the author "was famed for the his clear, straightforward thought and explanations."

Condition: Very fine. Minimal aging stains.

Wide-margined copies