Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $250
Estimate $300 - $400

Laws and customs for the entire year, especially the customs of Frankfurt, and topics of morals and character traits by Rabbi Yosef Yosspe Hahn Norlingen, Av Beit Din and Rosh Yeshiva in Frankfurt. 

Specifications: [8], 212 leaves. 17 cm. First edition.

Background: The author was a native of Frankfurt and well-versed in its customs. He was born in 1570, and became great in Torah and wisdom. He was admired and respected by the Shelah, who was Rabbi of Frankfurt for several years. He completed his book in 1637.

Condition: Very fine except for reinforcement with glue on the title page and the last leaf.  

Books of customs