Auction No. 102

Holy books, Chassidut, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors' letters, Eretz Yisrael & Zionism, Americana, Judiaca & Prof. Albert Einstein

October 24, 2017
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 250 - $ 300
Sold for $ 244
Including buyer's premium

Bibliographical list of Hebrew books, manuscripts and prints, which are found in the library of Mayer Sulzberger in Philadelphia, United States. 28 manuscripts and 394 prints. By Efraim Deinard. New York, 1896.

Specifications: 100 pages, 20 cm. High-quality paper.

Background: Meir Sulzberger (1843-1923), Jewish-American judge, born in Germany. Jewish activist, among the wealthiest American Jews of his time, member of philanthropic organizations. Involved with Jewish literature and taught in Jewish educational institutions. His library was one of the best private libraries in the United States and contained rare and valuable Hebrew books, including approximately 45 incunabula.

Condition: Fine. Tears in the white margins of pages 60-72. Simple binding.

Category
Americana