Winner's Auctions No. 111

Important Historic Documents, Haskalah, Einstein, Seforim, Manuscripts and Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

December 11, 2018
Opening $600
Estimate $700 - $800

"... ואפיריון נמטיה בהשתחוויה/ לכבוד הנשר הגדול בעל כנפים/ הרב הגאון העצום ... לכל בית הגולה ... בדורו יחיד... רשכבה"ג משה סופר אב"ד ור"י פ"ב יע"א..."

"... In honor of ... the great, genius rabbi of the entire diaspora, once-in-a-generation ... Moshe Sofer, Av Beit Din and Rosh Yeshivah, Pressburg."

A long letter with Rabbi Kalman Segal of Pressburg's handwriting and signature, to his father-in-law, Rabbi Daniel Prostez, Av Beit Din of Pressburg. The letter's close contains regards to the Chatam Sofer.

The recipient, Rabbi Daniel Prostez, was the Av Beit Din of Pressburg during the Chatam Sofer's time, and served as his close associate, assisting him to lead the Pressburg community.

[3] pages. Ink on paper. 19x23 cm. Handsome, clear handwriting. Broken wax seal.

Very fine condition. Fold marks.

Category
Letters from Ashkenazic Rabbis