Auction No. 096

Rare Books & Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters, Zionism, Erez Israel, Judiaca objects & art, numismatics & archeology

November 29, 2016

Auction: Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at 17:00.

Exhibition Schedule:

Thursday November 24, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Sunday, November 27, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Monday November 28, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Opening $200
Estimate $250 - $300

Chelek Yaakov. Sermons by Rabbi Yaakov Chai Zriehen. Jerusalem, [1902]. Special copy.
[6] 132 leaves, 21 cm. Title page notes "section one," however, no other sections were printed. Author's stamp on the back of the title page. Rabbi Yaakov Chaim Zriehen (1879-1953) was the chief rabbi of Tiberias. The endpaper bears the note: "Zev Zvi Farhand. I received this book as a gift from the Admor...Rabbeinu Moshe Farhand shlit"a, av"d of Makova..." Handwritten notations and corrections.
Rabbi Moshe Farhand (1879-1943) was a dayan in Nitra and Rosh Yeshivah. He later was renowned as the rabbi and Rosh Yeshivah of Makova. Like many other Hungarian rabbis, he was known as the "Gav"d Makova," but actually served as Admor. He was the patriarch of the Makova dynasty. His Torah thoughts were published in the Ohel Moshe series. His grandson, Rabbi Zev Zvi Farhand, son of Rabbi Mordechai Farhand of Nitra, was av"d in Prague and then Brooklyn after the Holocaust.
Old binding. Minimal worming holes. Yellow paper. Fine condition.

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