Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $200
Estimate $250 - $300
Sold for $244
Including buyer's premium

Articles regarding faith, trust and worthy character traits by Rabbi Shimon Oppenheim Kromau, dayan in Pest.

Specifications: 176 pages. 19 cm. First edition.

Unique features: Some claim that most of the book is a plagarized from Maalot HaMidot. Refer to Otzar Hasefarim Ben Yaakov, p. 395, #88.

Background: The author is a descendant of the Oppenheim-Werthheim family (refer to introduction). He was a disciple of the Noda B'Yehuda, dayan from 1800 and head of the Budapest beit din until his death in 1854, when he was almost 100 years old.
His epitaph includes the assurance that someone who prays at his grave and gives charity for his soul, will have the All-Merciful listen to his prayers.

Condition: Very fine. Aging stains. 

 

Category
Sefarim