Auction No. 114

Golden coins, Seforim, Chabad, Eretz Yisrael and Zionism, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Holocaust and refugees.

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 at 5pm Without Audience
Opening $120
Estimate $300 - $500
Sold for $159
Including buyer's premium

Torat Moshe al Chamishah Chumshei Torah. Three parts bound together, with separate title pages. By Rabbi Moshe Sofer, author of Chatam Sofer. Second edition with many corrections. Yosef Schlesinger Press.

With dozens of glosses, including some lengthy, handwritten by Rabbi Menachem Fischer, with his signature on the leaf before the title page.

The gaon Rabbi Menachem Fischer [martyred in Nissan 1945] was successor to his father in the Sharvar [Hungary] rabbinate. He was the son-in-law of Rabbi Yoel HaLevi Felner, Av Beit Din of Ujhely, and in his second marriage, son-in-law of Rabbi Avraham Katz, Av Beit Din of Nitra. After his marriage, he was Av Beit Din of Steinamanger [Szombathely], and beginning in 1923, Av Beit Din of Sharvar. Refer to: HaChatam Sofer V'Talmidav 688, Otzar HaRabbanim 13278.

[1], 54; 93; 80, [4] leaves. 25 cm. Gilt imprint on the binding with the gaon Rabbi Menachem Fischer's name.

Fine condition. Aging stains. Tape reinforcements.

Rabbis' Pedigree Copies and Glosses