Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 180
Estimate $ 250 - $ 300
Menorah tehorah, oder Das Reine Judenthum als Gengenstuck. By J. Lowenstein. Schaffhausen [Switzerland], 1835. XVII, [1], [21-201] pages. 17 cm. German. In Hebrew on title page: Menorah Tehora. Work opposing the reformers, written by Rabbi Yaakov Koppel Levenstein [1799-1896] of Germany, colleague of the "Aruch L'Ner" who dedicated his life to battling the Reformers. The only book printed in Schaffhausen with a Hebrew title. Original, chafed binding. Minimal aging stains. Fine-very fine condition.