Auction No. 113

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

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $250
Estimate $800 - $1,000
Sold for $305
Including buyer's premium

Four works by Rabbi Akiva Yosef Schlesinger. Jerusalem, 1795-1891. Uncommon works.

* Brit Olam Kama. To educate Jews a weapon against heretics, words from my heart, Rabbi Akiva Yosef son of R'Yechiel Schlesinger. Jerusalem, Zichron Shlomo Press. 1890. First edition.

Composition in the form of a debate between "the scholar" and "the sage." With the leaves listing the author's works. Especially rare composition, listed by Sh. HaLevi according to the family's copy at Rabbi Hillel Schlesinger's. The article is known from the second edition of the book Brit Olam Kama which was printed in Jerusalem in 1902, and this is the first edition of the compilation.

8 pages, 8, 13-50 leaves, 21 cm. Sh. HaLevi, Sifrei Yerushalayim HaRishonim 697.

* Amud HaYirah, a voice of Zion was heard by kings assimilated from Zion heard by kings, by Rabbi Akiva Yosef Schlesinger. [Jerusalem, Zion Press] 1885.

Unique composition about the standing and roles of the nations of the world. The author's name is printed in the margins of the last page "Address Rabbi Akiva Yosef Schlesinger. Jerusalem." Printer's name according to Sh. HaLevi, Sifrei Yerushalayim HaRishonim 521.

* Brit Olam Ein HaDaat [by R' Akiva Yosef Schlesinger]. [Jerusalem] [1891].

Debate between "scholar" and "sage" about Divine intervention.

20 leaves, 21 cm. Printed without a title page. Sh. HaLevi, HaRishonim 644.

* Tziyon B'Mar Tivkeh. Eulogy on Rabbi Hillel Leichenshteim signed by Rabbi Akiva Yosef Schlesinger. Jerusalem 1891.

At the top of the first page: Bitter eulogy. Who here praises ...

6 leaves, 21 cm. Printed without a title page.

The works are bound together and are in overall fine condition.

Category
.Polemics