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 $ 200
Estimate $ 500 - $ 700
Sold for $ 488
Including buyer's premium

Collection of five important books, first editions which belonged to the Admo"rs of Dej.

* Ohr HaNe'erav novellae on Talmudic topics, by Rabbi Avraham Aryeh Leib Kahana, with Divrei Shlomo by his son Rabbi Shlomo Zalman. Ostroh, [1824]. First edition, with a rare approbation by Rabbi Avraham Dov of Ovrutch, author of Bat Ayin.

Additional important approbations at the beginning of the book, some of them by the greatest Chassidic leaders: Rabbi Yitzchak of Radvil [son of the maggid of Zlotshov], Rabbi Meir Kristenfeld of Brodt, Rabbi Ephraim Zalman Margaliot, Rabbi Chaim HaCohen Rappaport.

The indices have a dedicated title page, and on the main title page there are additional approbations, among them one by Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Heschel of Apta, author of Ohev Yisrael, who promises to buy a book when its printing has been completed, and even gave a deposit. 

[2], 70, [6] leaves, 33 cm. Blue paper.

The book contains stamps of the Admo"r Rabbi Yechezkel Panet, Av Beit Din of Dej, stamps of his sons the Admo"rs Rabbi Ya'akov Elimelech Panet of Dej and Rabbi Yosef Panet of Dej and a stamp of his grandson Rabbi Dov Berish Panet of Dej.

* Shu"t Ketav Sofer by the gaon Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer. Yoreh De'ah first edition, Pressburg 1879.

The book contains stamps of the Admo"r Rabbi Ya'akov Elimelech Panet of Dej and the Admo"r Rabbi Dov Berish Panet of Dej and a scholarly gloss possibly handwritten by the Admors.

Shu"t Ketav Sofer by the gaon Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer. Yoreh De'ah section II first edition, Pressburg 1884. Bound with: Shu"t Ketav Sofer by the gaon Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, Even HaEzer first edition, Pressburg 1888.

The book contains stamps of the Admo"r Rabbi Ya'akov Elimelech Panet of Dej and the Admo"r Rabbi Dov Berish Panet of Dej.

* Memei Tzvi by Rabbi Michael Tzvi Sheinfeld, first edition, Dej 1936.

The book contains stamps of the Admo"r Rabbi Dov Berish Panet of Dej.

The Admo"r Rabbi Yechezkel Panet of Dej (1870-1930) author of the Knesset Yechezkel, son of the Admo"r Rabbi Moshe Panet of Dej and the son-in-law of Rabbi Shmuel Yehudah Falk of Vishiva. He was exceptionally and unusually talented from his early youth. When he was only seven years old, he said Torah novellae, and his grandfather instructed him to wear tefillin already at this young age. He studied kabbalah and hidden wisdom. He was chosen as a rabbi and Admo"r in Dej in 1903 and became well-known in his generation. Some of his Torah was published after his passing in the book Knesset Yechezkel.

The Admo"r Rabbi Ya'akov Elimelech Panet of Dej (1889-1944), was the son of the Admo"r Rabbi Yechezkel Panet of Dej and the son-in-law of the Admo"r Rabbi Ya'akov Shimshon Kanner of Chechov. In 1930 he was chosen to be the Admo"r of Dej and president of the Ahavat Tziyon kollel of the Jews of Transylvania.

The Admo"r Rabbi Yosef Panet of Dej (1895-1965) was the son of Rabbi Yechezkel Panet of Dej and the son-in-law of Rabbi Berish Weinberg of the Przedbórz Chassidism, served as a rabbi in the community of Tekendorf and after the passing of his brother Rabbi Ya'akov Elimelech Panet of Dej, succeeded him as the Admo"r of Dej.

The Admo"r Rabbi Dov Berish Panet of Dej, son of the Admo"r Rabbi Yosef Panet of Dej and the son-in-law of the Admo"r author of the Ateret Moshe of Makova.

Overall fine condition; in the book Ohr HaNe'erav there is a tear with loss of several words in the title page and in first leaves.          

  

Category
Distributed copies of Admorim