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 $ 5,000
Estimate $ 7,000 - $ 8,000
Sold for $ 6,100
Including buyer's premium

Letter to Sir Moshe Montefiore, with the handwritten signature of the most prominent and important people in the Ashkenazi yishuv at the time, Rabbi Yosef Zundel Salant, his son-in-law Rabbi Shmuel Salant and Rabbi Yeshaya Bardaki, son-in-law of Rabbi Yisrael of Shklov author of Peat HaShulchan. Jerusalem, 1856.

Specifications: [1] paper leaf. 21x27 cm. Thin blue paper.

Content: Letter of thanks and blessing for sending money for various purposes.

Unique Features: Rabbi Yosef Zundel Salant, one of the foremost disciples of Rabbi Chaim of Volzhin, signed the letter three times, and added an additional line and a half in his handwriting in the margins. Letters from him are extremely uncommon.

It is extremely rare to find one letter with the handwritten signatures of the these three leaders, upon whom the entire Ashkenazi yishuv of Jerusalem depended at that time.

Condition: Fine - very fine condition. Fold marks.

Letters to Sir Moses Montefiore