Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $1,000
Estimate $1,300 - $1,500
Sold for $1,952
Including buyer's premium

Laws of Lashon Hara and Rechilut with all of their general rules and details according to the Talmud and the early and later poskim, with the sources of the laws and in-depth studies in the margins, by the name 'Be'er Mayim Chaim' by [Rabbi Yisrael Meir HaCohen of Radin]. 

Specifications: 5, [1], 8-81, [1] leaves. 21 cm. First edition. 

Background: The book caused a revolution in the Torah world, as it was the first book to compile all of these laws in a thorough manner. The first edition was printed anonymously. 

Unique Features: The last leaf, with lists of signatures from several villages in Lithuania, is rare and is not found in most copies.

Condition: Very fine. Not bound.  

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