Auction No. 106

Letters by A. Einstein and Other Illustrious Personalities, Zionism, Jewish Art, letters of Rabbis and Rebbes and Collection of letters to Sir Moses Montefiore from the archive of the late Rabbi Avraham Shisha - London - Buyer's commission 22%

March 6, 2018
Opening $ 3,000
Estimate $ 4,000 - $ 5,000
Sold for $ 3,660
Including buyer's premium

Psalms with the "Tehillot HaTorah" compilation - the personal copy used by Rabbi Michel Yehudah Lefkowitz, signed twice in his holy hand. The title page bears his complete signature: מיכל יהודה ליפקוביץ, and the binding bears the word ליפקוביץ in his hand.

The page after the title page bears a personal inscription to Rabbi Michel Yehudah Lefkowitz from a "grand Torah scholar" (as he is termed by Rabbi Yitzchak Zilberstein in the approbation he gave to the compilation), the author of the Tehillot HaTorah compilation that is included with this Psalms: "This gift is sent to his honor our rabbi and teacher, shlit"a, if he would please put his pure eyes on this compilation, and if there are comments I will be happy to lovingly accept." This lot includes a letter from Rabbi Lefkowitz' sons confirming that their father used this Psalms.

Refer to the previous item for more information regarding Rabbi Michel Yehudah Lefkowitz.

Specifications: [2] 129, 56 leaves. 16 cm.

Condition: Stains on the binding, tear on the bottom of the spine, detached leaves, usage marks. Moderate-fine condition.