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 $ 100
Estimate $ 350 - $ 450
Sold for $ 561
Including buyer's premium

* Chidushei Halachot by the Rashba"tz z"l on tractates Ketubot and Gittin. Furth, [1779]. Owner's stamp of the gaon Rabbi Baruch Kunstat, adjudicator of Fulda. Large, deluxe edition. 

* Tana Dvei Eliyahu, with the "Yeshu'ot Ya'akov" commentary. Zolkiew, 1798. Owner's notation on the protective leaf "Belongs to the honorable Rabbi Shmuel son of Yosef Sega"l as stated by the youth Tzvi Hirsch ... Shmuel Sega"l of Bialystok" - author of Bigdei Yesha, and one of the leading rabbis of Lithuania. Additional ancient owners' signatures: "The youth Avraham Yehoshua Heschel Segal ..." "Yehuda Leib of Velkash."

* Gemara Tractate Ketubot. Amsterdam, [1853]. Many owners stamps of the holy Rabbi Yochanan Twersky, the Admo"r of Tolna. [The fourth Admo"r of the Tolna dynasty. He was born in Tulchyn, Ukraine. After his wedding, he lived in Montreal and served there as Admo"r. He immigrated to Israel in 1955 and established the Chassidut there. He lived in Sha'arei Chessed for a period of time and later led the Chassidut in Bayit VaGan. He lived a simple and modest life, and passed away in 1999.] Additional owners' notations on the first leaf and throughout the book.

* Shev Shmateta. Warsaw, 1894. The first title page is lacking. Many notations that the book had belonged to the gaon Rabbi Moshe David Biderman, brother of "The Silent One of Gur" and son-in-law of the 'Sefat Emet,' and a signature by his son Rabbi Ya'akov Yehoshua Biderman of Shidlovtze.

* Urim V'Tumim on Shulchan Aruch Choshen Mishpat by Rabbi Yehonatan Eybeschütz z"l, Vienna, 1819. Stamp of the gaon Rabbi Ben Tziyon Wessely, Av Beit Din of Turda and with a handwritten gloss inside the book. Large, deluxe edition, original binding, slightly detached. 

* Sefer Chassidim. Lvov, 1924. With the "Mekor Chessed" glosses by the gaon Rabbi Reuven Margaliot and with glosses by the gaon Rabbi Meir Arik and more. Owner's stamps of the holy Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Heschel, founder of the Kopyczynitz Chassidut, of the Ruzhin dynasty, great-grandson of the 'Ohev Yisrael' of Apta and son-in-law of the first Admo"r of Husiatyn.

Fine overall condition.




Distributed copies of Admorim