Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $1,000
Estimate $4,000 - $5,000
Sold for $5,124
Including buyer's premium

Siddur Tikkunei Shabbat with Derech HaChaim according to the Sephard custom. Zhitomir, in the printing press of the grandsons of the Rabbi of Slavita, Rabbi Chanina Lipa and Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel Shapria. Two parts.

Specifications: [2] 428: 246 pages. 20 cm. Additional title page for part two. Missing the last leaf, and apparently also missing the detailed title page at the beginning. 

Unique Features: The prayer book is bibliographically unknown. 

Background: A prayer book in the Sephard liturgy, compiled by Rabbi Moshe of Zalshin. Contains prayers for the days of the week, Shabbat, festivals and the High Holy Days, with Ethics of the Fathers, Pesach Haggadah, Selichot, Hoshanot and Yotzrot, laws of mezuzah, mourning and more.

Condition: Fine. Professionally restored worming holes. On page 59 is a restored tear with damage to text. A few professional margin completions. New leather binding.  

Zhitomir Prints