Special, Ancient Amulet for Protecting the Baby, with a Special Prayer – Europe, the 18th Century
A special, rare and impressive item.
Obverse side of the amulet: In the center, the Hebrew letter "ה" and in it a blooming bush. Around it, a Hebrew inscription: "May this child grow up to Torah, Chuppah and good deeds".
Reverse side of the amulet: a pair of fish and under them the Hebrew inscription: "May it be the...
Auction 6 Special and rare items
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Lot #1 - books
Special, Ancient Amulet for Protecting the Baby, with a Special Prayer – Europe, the 18th Century
Lot #2 - books
Megillat Ester (Esther Scroll) on Parchment, with an Impressive, Carved Handle – Italy, the 19thCentury
An ancient, impressive Esther Scroll. Nice scribal script.
Age of item: more than 200 years.
The scroll is rolled on carved wood decorated with metal platters.
Size: 17 columns. 22 lines. Height of parchment: 17cm. Height including the wooden handle: 40cm.
Condition: Good. The margins are...
Lot #3 - books
Special Historical Remnant from the Time of the Rishonim! – Manuscript on Parchment from the 14th Century from Sefer Ha'Shorashim by the Radak – An Item Fit for a Museum!
Three ancient handwritten leaves, handwritten on parchment from the time of the Rishonim. A historical item! From these leaves, contemporary Torah scholars had studied.
At that ancient time, many years before the invention of Hebrew printing, religious...
Lot #4 - books
Two Leaves of the "Chidushei Tzarfat" Manuscript - the Late 15th Century
Two leaves of the manuscript of "Chidushei Tzarfat" or the commentary of Ba'alei Ha'Tosafot on the Torah, as was printed in the book "Hadar Zkenim" (Livorno, 1840). The late 15th century.
A very important evidence of the prevalence of this Ashkenazic composition among the Sephardic communities in the late 15th century.
From the evaluation of...
Lot #5 - books
Manuscript – "Alufim Sha'ananim" – Piyyut for a Brit Milah – [the 17th Century]
A special Piyyut for a Brit Milah, written by Rabbi Shlomo Bar Shalem Yadi'ah ben Alrabeh.
The Piyyut is still said today by several communities of Yemen immigrants. Its source is known to us today only from the "Tiklal" (Yemenite prayer book) of Rabbi Yisrael the son of Rabbi Yosef Mashta. Manuscript, Yemen, [the...
Lot #6 - books
Account Book, Most Likely of a Shadar (Emmissary of the Rabbis), the Late 17th Century-Early 18th Century [?], Hebrew and a Foreign Language [Italian?]
Hebrew names are mentioned at the beginning of the pages as well as the names of the Parashot.
Has not been studied!
Condition: Good, matching the age of the item.
פנקס חשבונות קדום מאוד (של שד"ר?), שנות הת' - עברית ולועזית
Lot #7 - books
The Chatam Sofer – Two Pages Handwritten and Signed by Him – Novellae on Sefer Shemot
Complete novellae handwritten by the Chatam Sofer.
Includes erasures and corrections handwritten by his grandson, with few additions by him.
The leaf is numbered: 97
Segulah for piety. The Rebbe of Satmar told that once the Chatam Sofer sent a handwritten letter to Rabbi Mordechai Bennet Av...
Lot #8 - books
Long Halachic Responsum Handwritten and Signed by Rabbi Yeshaya Zilberstein Author of 'Ma'asay Le'Melech'
Halachic responsum handwritten by Rabbi Yeshaya Zilberstein to Rabbi Zussman, a scribe and Dayan in the city pf Pest.
A leaf handwritten on both its sides and signed by Rabbi Zilberstein.
Rabbi Yeshaya Zilberstein (1857-1930) was one of the leading rabbis of Hungary before the Holocaust, author of the well-known...
Lot #9 - books
Collection of Ancient Manuscripts – Europe, Yemen – the 18th Century and Onwards
Leaves from a composition about the prayers of Rosh Ha'Shana. German with Hebrew words and Hebrew titles. An impressive item that requires research. The 19th century.
Hoshanot, Yemen script. Signed Colophon at the end of the manuscript.
A wonderful story (most likely unknown!) about the meeting of one rabbi with Elijah the prophet....
Lot #10 - books
Handwritten Booklet – Special Prayers of the People who Came to Pray beside the Gravestone of Rabbi Shalom Shabazi, One of the Greatest Torah Scholars of Yemen – the 19th Century
A booklet in ancient script (most likely, the 19th century, maybe even earlier) containing a long, special prayer phrased by one of the people who came to pray beside the gravestone of Rabbi Shalom Shabazi, who was one of the greatest Torah scholars of Yemen and...
Lot #11 - books
Important Halachic Responsa Handwritten by the Author of 'Levushei Mordechai" Rabbi Mordechai Leib Winkler, the Rabbi of Mád and Head of Its Yeshiva and One of the Leading Poskim of Hungary – 1921 – have Never been Printed
Important halachic responsa handwritten and signed by Rabbi Mordechai Leib Winkler, the author of 'Levushei Mordechai', Av Beit Din of Mád. . Sent to the Rabbi Yisrael Weltz, the rabbi of Budapest, who had sent...
Lot #12 - books
Rabbi Moshe Feinstein – Ten Leaves handwritten by Him, Containing One long, Complete Halachic Responsum, with His Signature
Halachic responsum about Hadachat Kelim and Beli'at Kelim. Sen to the Rebbe of Tzishnov. Elul, 1958.
The complete responsum was handwritten by Rabbi Feinstein. His signature appears at its end.
Rareness: such a long responsum is extremely rare!
Ten leaves handwritten by Rabbi...
Lot #13 - books
Talmud and Important Sermons by Rabbi Shneur David Walt – Kelm/Telz, the 1930's
12 note books, a total of approximately 100 handwritten pages of Torah novellae on the tractates of the Talmud and important sermons. To the best of our knowledge, this rich material has never been printed.
Detailed description of the notebooks and manuscripts:
A. Nine notebooks handwritten by Rabbi Shneur Savid Walt, a disciple of the...
Lot #14 - books
Rare and Important Manuscripts: a Manuscript "the Way of the Torah in the Telz Yeshiva" Handwritten by Rabbi Eliyahu Meir Bloch, the Future Founder and Head of the Telz Yeshiva in the USA / Lessons by the Heads of the Telz Yeshiva
A. Notebook of Torah Novellae from the lessons of Rabbi Chaim of Telz. 64 written pages. In the middle of the notebook there are 8 pages of Torah Novellae by the writer. Condition: good.
Lot #15 - books
"Yisrael Meir Ha'Cohen" – The Holy Signature of the Chafetz Chaim – a Special, Unique Item
A wonderful item: an official leaf of the Chafetz Chaim, on whose upper part, the logo "Yisrael Meir Ha'Cohen" was printed (in large fonts) and under it, the inscription: "Author of the books 'Chafetz Chaim' and 'Mishnah Berurah' Radin, the shire of Vilnius".
In the middle of the leaf, for an unclear reason, the Chafetz Chaim signed his...
Lot #16 - books
Eliyah Mizrachi – Venice,  – Hebrew Map of the Land Israel – Ancient Inscriptions and Signatures
Eliyah Mizrachi. Commentary by Rabbi Eliyahu Mizrachi on Rashi's commentary on the Torah. Venice, Bemberg printing press, .
Ownership stamp on the title page of Moshe Aryeh Leib Alter the son of Yonah Av Beit Din of Bakoi.
On leaf 280 there is a schematic printed map of the Land of Israel with Hebrew...
Lot #17 - books
The Rivash Responsa Constantinople 1546 – First Edition – Signatures and Glosses
Halachic responsa by Rabbi Isaac ben Sheshet Perfet, the Rivash.
Constantinople, 1546-1547. Eliezer Soncino printing press.
On the title page, an inscription and nice, curly calligraphic signature of David Parhi. On the reverse side of the title page, an additional inscription and signature of Ya'akov Ha'levi. A signature and stamps of...
Lot #18 - books
Yalkut Shimoni (Venice, 1566?) – Important Signatures
Yalkut Shimoni on Tehillim, Nevi'im and Ketuvim. Most likely the Venice edition, 1566.
Throughout the book, many ancient signatures, among others:
On leaves, 146 and 159, the signature of "Makhluf Assulin S.T", of a family of the Spanish exiles. Served as the scribe of the Beit Din of Fes with rabbi Shmuel Ben Se'adyah Ben Danon. In 1545, he signed the...
Lot #19 - books
Chayei Adam – Dozens of Halachic Glosses handwritten by Rabbi Simhca Ha'Levi Soloveitchik, Av Beit Din of Mogilev – Extremely Rare
Chayei Adam with Tosfot Chaim. Warsaw, .
On the title page of the book (and on additional leaves), the stamp of Rabbi Simcha Ha'Levi Soloveitchik Av Beit Din of Mogilev.
On the margins of the leaves, dozens of important halachic glosses, in ink and pencil, handwritten by Rabbi...
Lot #20 - books
Shimru Mishpat – the Copy of the Author Rabbi Akiva Yosef Schlesinger with His Handwritten Glosses – Jerusalem, 1912 – One of a Kind!
"Kuntras Shimru Mishpat Tanina…" circa . Lifshitz printing press. The author's personal copy, with 12 important corrections and glosses handwritten by him. One gloss refers to the Zohar. Several of the glosses are a significant addition to what was printed. Rareness: books with glosses by Rabbi Akiva...
Lot #21 - books
Zion Be'Mishpat – Jerusalem, 1912 – Signature of the Author Rabbi Mordechai Luria
Zion Be'Mishpat. The well-known book by the kabbalist Rabbi Mordechai Luria. With an approbation by Rabbi Chaim Berlin, the rabbi of Jerusalem, which includes comments on the book. First edition.
On the reverse side of the title page, a printed request by the author. At its end, the signature of the author, the kabbalist Rabbi Mordechai Luria....
Lot #22 - books
Chok Le'Yisrael, Bereshit – Signature of the Author of 'Kaf Ha'Chaim' with Handwritten Glosses by Him
Printed in Livorno (1810). The title page and first leaves are missing.
On the first leaf of the book, the signature of Rabbi Ya'akov Chaim Sofer author of 'Kaf Ha'Chaim' (Since his signature appears on this leaf, it is obvious that the title page of the book was missing already when the book was in his possession).
Lot #23 - books
Chochmat Adam – the Copy of Rabbi Moshe Mordechai Epstein, the Head of the Slabodka Yeshiva, with His Stamp and a Scholarly Gloss
Chochmat Adam. Stettin, 1863. On the title page of the book, the stamp of Rabbi Moshe Mordechai Epstein. On one of the leaves, a scholarly gloss most likely handwritten by him.
Condition: Fair. Moth damage.
חכמת אדם – העותק שבו למד מרן רבי משה מרדכי עפשטיין זצ"ל, ראש ישיבת סלבודקה, עם חותמתו...
Lot #24 - books
Rare Books with Stamps of Rabbi Moshe Finkel
Collection of books bearing the stamp of Rabbi Moshe Finkel:
A. Sha'ar Mishlei. The Vilna Gaon's commentary on Mishlei. Vilnius, 1839. A different title page than the familiar one. Ownership inscriptions of the well-known philanthropist Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Neuweiser of Kovno, the supporter of the Kloiz of his hometown, who was related to Rabbi Yisrael of Salant. Condition: Fair.
Lot #25 - books
Maharam Shick – the Copy of rabbi Yehuda Leib Greenwald Av Beit Din of Satmar
Maharam Shick on the Torah. Munkatch, 1905. First edition.
On the Forsazt leaf, three signature of Rabbi Yehuda Greenwald, one of the most prominent rabbis of Hungary.
Rabbi Yehuda Greenwald (1845-1920), athor of 'Zichron Yehuda', the son-in-law of Rabbi Joseph Sofer the son of the Chatam Sofer. He served as Av Beit Din of Bonyhad and in...