Winner's Unlimited - No. 101

Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz Israel and Zionism

July 19, 2017
Opening $200
Estimate $300 - $600

Collection of [13] works with rabbinical signatures and glosses.

* Peirush Abarbanel on the Torah, section two, (Leviticus-Numbers). With Hebrew and Latin table of content. Missing title page. Glosses.

* Shulchan Aruch Orech Chaim, section one. Vilna, 1879. Owner signatures and a number of scholarly glosses.

* Kutonet Ohr. Owner signature on the endpaper and last leaf. Page 19 bears sections of the stamp of Rabbi [Zvi E]limelech Shenfeld, av"d Medzilaborce, Hungary for about 45 years. Rabbi Zvi Elimelech Shenfeld was the son-in-law of Rabbi Meshulem Dov Kalish of Munkatch, and father-in-law of Rabbi Shalom Kalish of Munkatch and Rabbi Meir Shalom Loewe. One of his questions appear in Shu"t Mateh Levi, Orech Chaim, 2, siman 43. Refer to Shem HaGedolim Me'eretz Hagar 33; Shu"t Nachlat Yoav, Yoreh Deah, siman 45; "Shem V'sheiris" (1989), p. 33; Orchot Yesharim, Kovetz Hosofot, p. 30; and Tomchin D'Oraysha, Toldot Mahartza, p. 65.

* Yeriot Shlomo, Yoreh Deah, section one, Vienna, 1854. Many signatures and stamps of Rabbi Aharon Pressburger, av"d Bonihad, and of his father-in-law, Rabbi Chanina Berger of Bunnfy-Hunyad.
Rabbi Aharon Pressburger, av"d Bonihad hy"d, studied in the yeshivot of Weitzen and Pressburg. He was a prominent disciple of the Shevet Sofer. He was Rosh Yeshiva in Bonihad. His brother-in-law, the Admor of Mattersdorf, Rabbi Yisroel Taussig, quotes his Torah in his Beit Yisrael series. Most of his manuscripts were lost in the Holocaust, a little was printed in the Pe'ar Aharon (2003). He died in the Holocaust with most of his community in Auschwitz on the 18th of Tammuz, 1944.

* Ma'alot HaMiddot (without title page), bound with Megillat Atlar and Likutei Chaver ben Chaim. A number of owner signatures on the interior of the binding and endpaper.

* Zaro shel Avraham. Jerusalem, [1889]. Owner signatures on the title page and in the book.

* Nidrei Ziruzin. The title page notes: Vienna, 1839. Another title page: section two, [Lemberg] 1855. A number of owner signatures.

* Netivot HaMishpat. Section one. Sudyklow, [1830]. Owner signatures.

* Mei Be'er. Vienna, 1829. Two scholarly notes.

* Erech S"Y al Cho"m. Sighet, 1892. The author's grandson reprinted this work in 1974, because it was extremely uncommon after the Holocaust. The author's biography is recorded in Zichron l'Rishonim (Satmar, 1909), p. 45. Owner stamp on title page.

* Chok L'Chadash. Lemberg, 1906. Rare work. Owner signature on title page of רבי יחיאל מיכאל מנאווידוואהר, son of Rabbi Dov Berish Blumberge, av"d סקעמפא. Rabbi Yechiel Michel wrote many glosses in the book. Complete glosses, lengthy with significant content, in a nice, clear hand.

* Ha'Emunah V'Habitachon based on the Ten Commandments, by Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel Kotner of Lissa, Breslau 1853. Yachid press. Complete copy. With the stamps of ר' יצחק אייזיק בלויא מסילאדי-טשעה in Transylvania. He is listed as a Holocaust victim in the book Yehudei Sludz-Sildi (Tel Aviv, 1989), p. 262, and in Zichron Shlomo (Jerusalem, 1956), p. 186.

* Maginei Aretz, Shulchan Aruch, Orech Chaim, section one. The owner's name is embossed on the binding. Many glosses in the margins.

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