Winner's Auctions No. 111

Important Historic Documents, Haskalah, Einstein, Seforim, Manuscripts and Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes

December 11, 2018
Opening $1,200
Estimate $1,500 - $1,800
Sold for $1,786
Including buyer's premium

Turei Even on tractates Rosh HaShanah, Chagigah and Megillah, by Rabbi Aryeh Leib of Metz, author of the Sha'agat Aryeh. Vilna, 1835. Scholarly glosses by Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel Rokeach of Pinsk.

Throughout the pages of the book there are about 15 especially lengthy scholarly glosses. Some are signed, יהושע העשיל, יהושע העשיל רוקח (Yehoshua Heschel, Yehoshua Heschel Rokeach).

Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel Rokeach of Pinsk was the son of the son of Rabbi Shalom Rokeach of Tiktin and grandson of Rabbi Elazar Rokeach of Brody-Amsterdam. He was the son-in-law of Rabbi Shlomo Eiger, son of Rabbi Akiva Eiger. Teshuvot Rabbi Akiva Eiger includes a responsum written "to the son-in-law of my son, Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel Rokeach." Rabbi Shlomo Eiger quotes him and writes "my sharp son-in-law, Rabbi Yehoshua Heschel resolved for me ..." [documentary material included with this lot]. Rabbi Shlomo was Av Beit Din in Pinsk and a noted philanthropist. He merited great wealth and Torah knowledge, some of his progeny were noted philanthropists.

[1], 114, 12 leaves, about 35 cm. With the final compilation from the publisher.

Fine condition. Aging stains. Worming holes in the spine and some on the binding. Worn binding.

Pedigreed Copies, Signatures and Glosses