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

Elucidations on the aggadot of Ein Yaakov, compilations on medrashim and novellae on Yoreh Deah, by Rabbi Yaakov Kahana Shapira, Av Beit Din of Tiktin.

Specifications: [2], 78 leaves. 29 cm. First edition.

Unique features: Includes fifteen approbations from the rabbis of Poland and Ashkenaz. Illustrated title page, slightly cropped in its upper margins. Rare.

Background: The author was born in Nemirov. When he was six years old the pogroms of "Tach-V'Tat" broke out, and thousands of people from this holy community were killed. In his introduction, he relates a little about this time period and his subsequent wanderings.

Condition: Very fine, other than the title page which is slightly cropped.