Auction No. 113

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

Apr 8, 2019

Auction No. 113

Opening $ 800
Estimate $ 1,500 - $ 1,800
Sold for $ 1,708
Including buyer's premium

Chukat HaPesach. Kabbalistic rectifications for the month of Nissan, which include: Seder Korban Pesach, Seder Bedikat and Biur Chametz, Parashat HaNessi'im, Aravit prayer for Passover, Song of Songs, Pirkei Avot, a liturgical poem in honor of Rashb"i, Seder Erev Rosh Chodesh Sivan and Seder Leil Shavu'ot. With the Passover Haggadah, with a Judeo-Arabic commentary by Rabbi Avraham Ankava. Jerusalem. Yisrael Bek printing press, Jerusalem, [1843].

The book before us is one of the first Hebrew books printed in Jerusalem [only two years after the establishment of the Bek press], and the second haggadah that was printed in the Land of Israel and in Jerusalem. With the approbation of the Rishon LeTziyon Rabbi Chaim Avraham Gagin (Rabbi Aga"n), which is both an approbation and a blessing for the establishment of a Jewish printing house in the Holy City. [Sh. HaLevi, Sifrei Yerushalayim HaRishonim 12]. Ginzei Yisrael - The Mehlman Collection 589.

84 leaves. 15 cm. Otzar HaHaggadot 861. Moderate-fine condition. Characteristic wine stains. The white margins of several of the book's leaves have been professionally restored. Restoration by professional photocopy of part of the text on leaf 81. New leather binding.

Passover Haggadahs