Auction No. 094

Rare Books & Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters, Zionism, Erez Israel, Judiaca objects & art, numismatics & archeology

July 19, 2016
Opening $ 300
Estimate $ 400 - $ 500

Od L'Moed [section five of Meorei Ohr]. Novellae on the Talmud and more by [Rabbi Aharon Worms]. [Metz], [1722]. Signature of Rabbi Meir Shapiro of Lublin?. Only edition.

[1], 182 leaves, 19 cm. Work on tractates of Seder Moed. Title page bears the signature of Rabbi Meir Shapiro of Lublin?, alongside the stamp of his yeshiva, Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin. He transferred part of his private library to that of the yeshiva. Correction on leaf 84 - in his hand?

Rabbi Meir Shapiro of Lublin (1887-1933) was one of the most prominent rabbis in Poland. He was a representative in the Polish Sejm, founded Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin and instituted the daf yomi learning program.

Simple binding. Aging stains. Very fine condition. 

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