Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 2,000
Estimate $ 2,500 - $ 2,800

Shulchan Aruch laws of Niddah and Shechita, and responsa by Admor Shneur Zalman of Liadi.

Specifications: [1], 48, 54, [16] leaves, paper. 23x18 cm. Press of Yisrael Yaffe. Stefansky #560.

Unique features: Especially rare. This is the first section of Yoreh Deah printed from the Shulchan Aruch HaRav series, and is among the first printed.
Admor Shneur Zalman of Liadi started writing his Shulchan Aruch HaRav per the suggestion of the Maggid of Mezeritsch and the encouragement of the holy brothers Rabbi Shmelke of Nikolsburg and the Hafla'a, who were very excited about the work and encouraged him to continue the great project (refer to the foreword to Orech Chaim, by the author's sons).
Handwritten glosses on leaf 4 and 5.

Condition: Fine. Wide margins. Minimal worming holes. Aging stains. Small tear in the last leaf. New, half-leather binding.