Auction No. 102

Holy books, Chassidut, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors' letters, Eretz Yisrael & Zionism, Americana, Judiaca & Prof. Albert Einstein

October 24, 2017
Opening $200
Estimate $300 - $400
Sold for $244
Including buyer's premium

Tractate Sofrim with the glosses of Rabbi Eliyahu of Vilna [the Vilna Gaon] and with Mikra Sofrim and Itur Sofrim by Rabbi Yitzchak Eliyahu Landau of Vilna. Suwalki, 1862. Special copy.

Specifications: [2], 40 leaves, 35 cm. Two title pages. Vinograd, Sifrei HaGra 367.

Content: Tractate Sofrim with the commentary Mikra Sofrim, to explain the simple meaning of the articles. And Itur Sofrim, to explain the novellae.

Unique Features: Bibliographically unknown additional title-page cover, printed on pink paper, before the title page, on which it is written that the book was printed in Warsaw (!). Likewise, an additional pink leaf with the printer's comments is at the end of the book. Several handwritten glosses.

Condition: Very fine. Simple binding.

Books By The Vilna Gaon & His Disciples