Stamps and signature of Rabbi Shmaryahu Yosef Karelitz of Kosava (Father of the Chazon ish)
with substantial autograph Glosses.
Stamp of Rabbi"Ya'akov Yisrael Kanievsky – the Steipler) with 2 hand corrections.
* Some of the glosses have a striking resemblance to script of the chazon ish himself.
Ashli Ravravi, Shulchan Aruch Yoreh De'ah, first section. Vilna, (1880).
Rabbi Shmaryahu Yosef Karelitz (1852-1916), author of Beit Talmud, served as Av Beit Din and Rosh Yeshiva of Kosava bordering with Horodna. Son-in-law of Rabbi Shaul Katzenelbogen Av-Beit-Din of Kovrin. All nine sons and son-in-laws were famous rabbis and among the giants of their generation: The Chazon Ish, Rabbi Meir Karelitz head of the Council of Torah Sages, Rabbi Abba Swiatycki Av Beit Din of Kosava and Tiktin, Rabbi Shmuel Greineman, Rabbi Ya'akov Yisrael Kanievsky author of Kehilot Ya'akov (the Steipler).
Two world-renowned Torah giants studied this book together; the Chazon Ish and his brother-in-law the Steipler, while residing together in Bnei Brak