Winner's Auctions No. 111

Important Historic Documents, Haskalah, Einstein, Seforim, Manuscripts and Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

December 11, 2018
Opening $300
Estimate $400 - $500
Sold for $366
Including buyer's premium

Ohr HaNe'erav. Novellae on Talmudic topics by Rabbi Avraham Aryeh Leib Kahanah, with Divrei Shlomo by his son, Rabbi Shlomo Zalman. Ostrog, [1824]. First edition.

The book opens with prominent approbations, including ones from chassidic leaders: Rabbi Meir Kristenfeld of Brodt, Rabbi Ephraim Zalman Margoliot, Rabbi Chaim HaKohen Rapaport, Rabbi Yitzchak of Radvil, Rabbi Avraham Dov of Ovruch and more. Shaar HaMaftechot has a separate title page, with additional approbations including one from Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Heschel of Apta, author of Ohev Yisrael, who promises to purchase the book after it is printed and even paid a deposit for it.

[2], 70, [6] leaves, 33 cm. Blue paper. Shaar HaMaftechot has a separate title page.

Very fine condition, other than reinforcements and light tears to the title page and following leaf. Minimal aging stains. Simple binding.