Auction No. 096

Rare Books & Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters, Zionism, Erez Israel, Judiaca objects & art, numismatics & archeology

November 29, 2016

Auction: Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at 17:00.

Exhibition Schedule:

Thursday November 24, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Sunday, November 27, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Monday November 28, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Opening $ 250
Estimate $ 350 - $ 400
Sold for $ 366
Including buyer's premium

Sha'arei Teshuvah. Mussar by Rabbi Yonah of Gerona. Warsaw, 1879.
68 pages, 18 cm. Personal note of Rabbi Shmuel Shmelke Leifer and his stamps on the endpaper.
Rabbi Shmuel Shmelke Leifer was the son and successor of his father, Admor Yisrael Yaakov of Chust. He was raised by his grandfather, Rabbi Mordechai of Nodvorna. Like his father, he was renowned as a miracle-worker. He prayed passionately and was known for his sharp wisdom. He passed away on 27 Sivan 1934 and was buried in Buschtyno with his forefathers.
Refer to: Alfasi, Encyclopedia L'Chassidut 3, 813.
New, half-cloth binding. Light tears. A number of page titles were affected when the book was cropped by the binder. Fine condition.

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