Auction No. 106

Letters by A. Einstein and Other Illustrious Personalities, Zionism, Jewish Art, letters of Rabbis and Rebbes and Collection of letters to Sir Moses Montefiore from the archive of the late Rabbi Avraham Shisha - London - Buyer's commission 22%

March 6, 2018
Opening $ 1,000
Estimate $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
Sold for $ 5,124
Including buyer's premium

Levush Malchut, including Levush HaTechelet and Levush HaChor, compilations by Rabbi Mordechai Yoffe Baal HaLevushim on Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim. Lublin, 1590-1589. First edition. Copy with lack. Glosses and notations in ancient handwriting.

Specifications: Levush HaTechelet: Begins on page 6, lacking a few leaves in the middle. Lacking the last leaves. Levush HaChor: The last leaves of the book's body are lacking, and there are no unnumbered leaves at the end. 28 cm. Some of the compilations were not bound in their place.

Unique features: Exceptionally rare book. The National Library does not contain a complete copy. To the best of our knowledge, this complete book has never been sold at auction.
The first edition of the renowned book was printed by the author in his lifetime. This work is one of the cornerstones of halachic rulings to this day.
The book contains hundreds of glosses and notations in two different sources of handwriting from the period of printing, mainly in Hilchot Shabbat.

Condition: Moderate-poor. Tears with missing text, mainly in the first 25 leaves. Stains and a few worming holes. Not bound.