Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $120
Estimate $150 - $200
*Yeshuot Yaakov on Shulchan Aruch Even HaEzer [Section 1] by Rabbi Yaakov Meshulem [Orenstein]. Zolkiew, 1809. First edition. [1], 131 leaves, 35 cm. Rabbinical owner signature on the title page: הק' [?] ישראל שפירא and the signature of Rabbi Eliezer Yehuda Waldenberg. Cardboard binding. Very fine condition. * Yeshuot Yaakov on Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah [section one] by Rabbi Yaakov Meshulem [Orenstein]. Zolkiew, 1835. First edition. [1], 61, 33 leaves. 36 cm. Owner signatures on the title page. הק' זאב וואלף גאלדבערגער מליסקא. It has not been clarified if this is the Rabbi Zev Wolf who served as av"d in ראצפעט before immigrating to Eretz Yisrael and settling in Safed. The Admor of Komrano wrote that he was extremely proficient in the writings of the Arizal. His sons were disciples of Rabbi Chaim of Sanz. Or he may have been Zev Wolf Goldberger, son of Rabbi Yozef, who was close to Rabbi Zvi Hirsh of Liska, author of Darchei HaYashar V'HaTov regarding his grandfather. Leaf 45 bears a penciled notation. Original, rubbed binding. Worming holes. Moderate condition.
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