Auction No. 094

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

July 19, 2016
Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 250 - $ 300
Sold for $ 244
Including buyer's premium

Sifrei D'Aggadeta on Megillat Esther with comments, sources, and corrections by Shlomo Buber. Vilna, 1886. Signature of Rabbi Ezriel Hildesheimer.
[6] XIV [1] 112 pages. 23 cm. First edition of this collection of midrashim on Megillat Esther, arranged by R' Shlomo Buber, researcher and noted editor of midrashic works. Additional title pages in Russian and German, half-title for each midrash. Pedigreed copy: R' Shlomo Buber gifted this copy to Rabbi Ezriel Hildesheimer, and Rabbi Ezriel wrote on the title page [in Hebrew]: "Gift from the rabbi author, Hk' Ezriel Hildesheimer." With stamps of the Rabbinical Seminary in Berlin. 
Rabbi Ezriel Hildesheimer (1820-1899) was a leader of Orthodox Jewry in Germany in the 19th century and founder of the Rabbinical Seminary in Berlin.
Cardboard binding with damaged spine. The book is in very fine condition.

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