Auction No. 114

Golden coins, Seforim, Chabad, Eretz Yisrael and Zionism, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Holocaust and refugees.

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 at 5pm Without Audience
Opening $ 150
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400
Sold for $ 293
Including buyer's premium

* Books by the gaon Rabbi Akiva Eiger - First print editions with glosses, from the library of Rabbi Moshe Finkel, son of the "Alter of Slobodka."

1. Chiddushei Rabbi Akiva Eiger al HaSha"s. Berlin, 1858. First printing. With Rabbi Moshe Finkel's signature and stamp. There is a lengthy handwritten gloss on Chiddushei Rabbi Akiva Eiger. [2], 28, 15, 29, leaves.

2. Hagahot Rabbi Akiva Eiger al Choshen Mishpat V'Even HaEzer. Teheran, 1869. First printing. Bound with Chiddushim al Hilchot Yom Tov by Rabbi Yehonatan Eybeschütz. Lemberg, 1886. With Rabbi Moshe Finkel's signature. [2], 38, [3], 108, [1] leaf.

3. Teshuvot Rabbi Akiva Eiger Tayana. Wein, 1889. First printing. With Rabbi Moshe Finkel's signature and stamp. Stamp of Rabbi Yitzchak Elchanan HaKohen Flatkon, Av Beit Din of Krozh, author of Siach Yitzchak on Shir HaShirim and more. [1], 74 leaves.

The gaon Rabbi Moshe Finkel (1883-1926) was the son of Rabbi Natan Tzvi Finkel, the "Alter" of Slobodka; one of the rabbis of the Slobodka and Chevron yeshivahs. In his youth, he studied under Rabbi Baruch Elya Kamai, Rabbi Eliezer Gordon, Rabbi Chaim Soloveitchik and with the Chafetz Chaim. He was Rabbi Moshe Mordechai Epstein's son-in-law. He was a lecturer in Slobodka, Kovno, and even Chevron, where he passed away suddenly at the age of 43.

Sefer Toldot Adam, Talmudic novellae by the Ramba"n, z"l, Hamburg, 1740. With many signatures from the time of its printing, starting with "The youth Yosef Kustat," "This book belongs to head officer Yadla Fingel," etc.

Sefer Atzamot Yosef, Furth 1767. Handwritten signature with the name Rephael, and more.

Sefer Shechitot U'Bedikot by Rabbi Ya'akov Weil with "Hagahot Gvul Binyamin," Vienna, 1810. With many signatures from the time of its printing: Tzvi Hirsch Segal, Yehudah Leib Safra, Yehudah son of Tzvi Hirsch, and more.

* First edition of the book Tiv Kedoshim by the Mahara"l Tzintz on Shulchan Aruch Even HaEzer, Warsaw 1856. With the gaon Rabbi Moshe Finkel ztz"l's handwritten signature, and another antique signature.

* First edition of Chiddushei Marara"l Tzintz al Hilchot Treifot, Warsaw 1859. Signed and proofread by the gaon Rabbi Abba Baruchov, author of Chevel Ya'akov. Green leaves.

Ohr Chadash on tractate Kiddushin by Rabbi Eliezer Kalir, Lemberg 1898. With the stamp of the Belz study hall in Tel Aviv, the first established in the Holy Land by the Admor Rabbi Aharon of Belz, ztz"l.

Eglei Tal Part I on the halachahs of Shabbat, Pietrkov, 1931.

Overall moderate-fine condition.