Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $200
Estimate $300 - $400

Customs for the entire year, per the customs of Poland, Lithuania, Pihem, Mehrin and Ashkenaz, authored by Rabbi Eizik Tirna.

Specifications: 48 leaves. 18 cm.

Unique features: Most of the Ashkenazic customs designated by the Rema on the Shulchan Aruch are sourced in this fundamental work.

Background: In his introduction, the author discloses what triggered the writing of this work: "The number of scholars have decreased, and there are no people of trust, Torah and good deeds in Ostreich. I saw a settlement and even communities that didn't have two or three people who knew the customs in their city..."

Condition: Fine, worn binding, without the back section. Minimal aging stains.

Books of customs