Auction No. 096

Rare Books & Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters, Zionism, Erez Israel, Judiaca objects & art, numismatics & archeology

November 29, 2016

Auction: Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at 17:00.

Exhibition Schedule:

Thursday November 24, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Sunday, November 27, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Monday November 28, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Opening $400
Estimate $800 - $1,000
Sold for $488
Including buyer's premium

Collection of documents, including letters and bylaws of Bikur Cholim Hospital, written and signed by the leaders and rabbis of Jerusalem, including Rabbi Frank, Yoel Moshe Solomon, Yechiel Michel Tukashinsky, Aryeh Rashkes, and others. Jerusalem, start of the 19th century.
Lot includes:* Appointment of guardianship signed by Rabbi Yaakov Mazah, Moscow, [1909].* Establishment of a temporary hospital due to the outbreak of a contagious disease. Jerusalem, [1909].* A number of handwritten drafts of the bylaws of Bikur Cholim Hospital.* [5] documents of "Hekdesh" for the hospital from the Vilna and Zamot, Warsaw, Sovalk, Minsk, and Reisen Kollels.* Official colored receipt of the Eitz Chaim Yeshivah and Bikur Cholim Hospital.* Letter regarding the appointment of Chacham Bashi, Rabbi Chaim Nachum, c. 1910.
Signatories include: Rabbi Yoel Moshe Solomon, Rabbi Gedalya Nachman Broder, Rabbi Aryeh Leib, Rabbi Zvi Pesach Frank, Rabbi Moshe Nachum Wallenstein, Vaad Moshavot Petach Tikvah, Rabbi Aryeh Rashkes, Rabbi Yechiel Michel Tukachinsky, Rabbi Moshe Loewe, and others.
Overall very fine condition.

Historic Documents