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218 . Mechatzit HaShekel. Wien, 1806-1807. Two Parts. First Edition. Handwritten Glosses.

Mechatzit HaShekel. Extensive commentary on the Magen Avraham's words regarding the Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim, by Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Klein. Two parts. Wien, 1806-1807. First edition of this important composition, which is printed today in all editions of Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim. Handwritten glosses.

Specifications: Part I: 156 leaves (not including errata), paper. Part II: 118, 8 leaves, paper. 35 cm. The second part's title page contains dedications by the owners Rabbi Tzvi Biderman of Hanshovitz with his handwritten signatures. Over the book's pages are more than [15] handwritten corrections and glosses, some of which [2] are scholarly.

Rabbi Tzvi Biderman of Hanshovitz, Satanov, survived the Holocaust and passed away on the 5th of Adar 5716 [1956]. His wife Mindel Malbin, daughter of Rabbi Dov Aryeh Grinwald, and their daughter Rivka Irin, perished in Auschwitz during the summer of 1944. Their daughter Miriam Magda perished that summer in a forced labor camp in Germany.

Condition: Moderate. Worming holes. Stains. Owner's signature is partly erased on part one's title page. There is damage on leaf 2 of part one.


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