Winter Event 2022
Auction 13

Prime selection of historical Jewish Antiques

December 11, 2022 | 12:00 PM EST
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    $8,500
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Lot : 1

Tanach. Paris, 1539-1543
Pristine Set!  
3 volumes

  Beautiful printed  Torah, Nevi’im and Kesuvim with large letters and wide margins. Printed in Paris between 1539-1543 by master…
Start price: $15,000 Est. Price: $25,000 - $35,000

Lot : 2

Tzena U’re’ena.  
Hamburg, 1714

 


The most popular work in the history of Yiddish literature

 

    Commentary and anthology of Midrashim and stories in Yiddish on the Chamishah Chumshei Torah, Haftaros and Five Megillos…
Start price: $2,000 Est. Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Lot : 3

Torah “Tikkun Sofrim”,  Amsterdam, 1726

Complete Set in Original Bindings
  Complete set of Chamishah Chumshei Torah with Haftaros in 6 volumes with illustrated title pages in good condition. Each…
Start price: $5,000 Est. Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Lot : 4

First Hebrew book printed in China!

Part of Tanach. Stone Printing on Rice Paper. 

Shanghai, 1851
  Hebrew Tanach. Stone Printing on Rice Paper. Shanghai, 1851. Special edition facsimile of sections from an ancient Jewish Tanach…
Start price: $3,000 Est. Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Lot : 5

Yosef Daas, commentary on Rashi
Singular Edition. Prague, 1609
  Comprehensive commentary on Rashi with illustrations. Commentary and elucidations explaining Rashi’s commentary on the torah by Rabbi Yosef ben…
Start price: $3,000 Est. Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Lot : 6

Shoresh Yishai by Rabbi Shlomo Elkabetz
, Author of Lecha Dodi
First Edition. Constantinople, 1561
    Kabbalistic commentary on Megillas Rus by Rabbi Shlomo Halevi Elkabetz, author of the Lecha Dodi. The saintly kabbalist…
Start price: $1,800 Est. Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Lot : 7

Iggeres Shmuel - Commentary on Megillas Rus

First Edition.
Kuru Chesme, 1597

 

Printing press of Donna Reyna

  Printing press of Donna Reyna Commentary on Megillas Rus by the kabbalist Rabbi Shmuel de Uçeda, disciple of the…
Start price: $3,000 Est. Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Lot : 8

Binyan Habayis by the Author of Metzudos
Livorno, 1782
Rare copy with large folded map!
    Binyan Habayis by Rabbi Yechiel Hillel Altschuler presents a precise, detailed description of the structure of the Third…
Start price: $12,000 Est. Price: $15,000 - $20,000

Lot : 9

First Bomberg Edition!

Talmud Bavli Maseches Yevamos

Venice, 1522

  Maseches Yevamos with Rashi and Tosfos. Complete volume from the original Bomberg Edition of the Talmud printed by the…
Start price: $40,000 Est. Price: $60,000 - $80,000

Lot : 10

Rashba's Commentary on Talmud
First Edition. Constantinople, 1720
Personal copy of the Korban Nesanel!
    Personal autographed copy of the Korban Nesanel! First print of the Rashba’s chiddushim on Masechtos Shabbos, Rosh Hashanah,…
Start price: $3,000 Est. Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Lot : 11

Shu”t HaRan
First Edition. Rome, 1545
    Shailos and Teshuvos by Rabbi Nissim Girondi, the Ran.   Tshuvos Hara”n is one of the fundamental sefarim…
Start price: $3,000 Est. Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Lot : 12

Rabbeinu Yerucham
First Edition. Constantinople, 1516
  Magnificent copy!   The sefer contains 3 sections: Adam: Topics pertaining to Orach Chaim and Yoreh Deah Chava: Topics…
Start price: $15,000 Est. Price: $20,000 - $25,000

Lot : 13

 
Sefer “Kol Bo”, Soncino Print
Rimini, Italy 1525
  Sefer Kol Bo Fundamental halachic work by one of the Rishonim on year-round halachos as well as an early…
Start price: $10,000 Est. Price: $15,000 - $20,000

Lot : 14

Hilchos Shechitos U’Bedikos.
Mantua, 1556

Rare, printed entirely on parchment!

  This work contains two separate title pages: The first presents “The Laws of Shechitos by Mahari Weill with annotations…
Start price: $30,000 Est. Price: $50,000 - $70,000

Lot : 15

Shu”t Tashbetz
First Edition. Amsterdam, 1738
Beautiful copy with ornate hand painted parchment binding!
      Shailos and Teshuvos by Rabbi Shimon bar Tzemach, the Rashbetz, artistically bound in its unique, original colored…
Start price: $6,000 Est. Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Lot : 16

Arba Turim - Augsburg, 1540

Handwritten Glosses by the Shiltei Giborim

Arba Turim  - Augsburg, 1540, with Handwritten Glosses by Rabbi Yehoshua Boaz, Author of Shiltei Giborim.  Commentary and glosses on…
Start price: $20,000 Est. Price: $30,000 - $50,000

Lot : 17

She’aris Yehuda
Salonika, 1600
 
Teshuvos by Rabbi Yosef Tiatchik
Chiddushim and glosses on Beis Yosef Yoreh Deah, along with halachic rulings and teshuvos by both Rabbi Shmuel Tiatchik, author…
Start price: $2,000 Est. Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Lot : 18

Shulchan Aruch.
First Edition
Venice, 1565-1566
 
The foundation of all Jewish law!
 

Impressive, Complete Set. This is the premier edition of the Shulchan Aruch     Shulchan Aruch; Orach Chaim, Yoreh Deah,…
Start price: $250,000 Est. Price: $350,000 - $600,000

Lot : 19

The Classic Commentators Magen Avraham & Taz

First Edition. Dyhrenfurth, 1692

Beautiful copy!

    Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim with the Turei Zahav commentary by Rabbi Dovid Halevi Segal, Av Beis Din of…
Start price: $30,000 Est. Price: $40,000 - $60,000

Lot : 20

 
One of a kind! Elya Rabba
First Edition. Zoltzbach, 1757
  Chiddushei halachah and commentary on Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim by Rabbi Elya Shapira, Av Beis Din of Tiktin ,…
Start price: $1,000 Est. Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Lot : 21

The Maginei Shlomo!
Cracow, 1643
Handwritten Teshuvah by Rabbi Yehoshua of Cracow, Author of Shu”t Pnei Yehoshua and Maginei Shlomo.  Long teshuva regarding an agunah,…
Start price: $60,000 Est. Price: $100,000 - $200,000

Lot : 22

Handwritten Teshuvah by the Holy  

Rabbi Akiva Eiger. Friedland, 1812

  Av Beis Din of Posna. Friedland, Early 19th Century   An original handwritten teshuvah written by the holy hands…
Start price: $30,000 Est. Price: $40,000 - $60,000

Lot : 23

Manuscript of  
Rabbi Akiva Eiger’s Shiurim in the Posna Yeshivah on Maseches Kesubos.
Posna, 1819
  Rabbi Akiva Eiger’s chiddushim on maseches Kesubos delivered in the course of his shiurim to the talmidim in his…
Start price: $4,000 Est. Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Lot : 24

The Chasam Sofer’s Handwritten Chiddushei Torah!
Pressburg, 1809
  These sacred handwritten chiddushim include five complete paragraphs on the following parshiyos: Shemini, Tazria, Kedoshim and Emor. (שמיני, תזריע,…
Start price: $20,000 Est. Price: $30,000 - $40,000

Lot : 25

Pamphlet of Chiddushei Torah Handwritten by the 
Ksav Sofer
Pressburg, 1862
A complete, 11-sided pamphlet all written by the holy hand of Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, Av Beis Din of…
Start price: $30,000 Est. Price: $40,000 - $60,000

Lot : 26

 
Autographed Document by the  
Shevet Sofer Rabbinical Ordination
Pressburg, 1903
  Original handwritten and autographed ‘Moreinu Certificate’ delivered by the Shevet Sofer, Rabbi Simcha Bunim Sofer, to his beloved pupil…
Start price: $4,000 Est. Price: $6,000 - $8,000

Lot : 27

Important Letter of Chiddushei Torah by  
Rabbi Akiva Sofer
Pressburg, 1916
  A captivating letter regarding whether the brachah of ‘ Shehechiyanu’ should be recited first upon a new fruit or…
Start price: $2,000 Est. Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Lot : 28

Handwritten Chiddushei Torah by  
Rabbi Yaakov Leib Hakohen Strasser, Son-in-Law of the Ksav Sofer.
Pressburg, 1903
  Personal handwritten letter replete with chiddushei Torah by Rabbi Yaakov Leib Hakohen Strasser of Pressburg, son-in-law of the Ksav…
Start price: $1,800 Est. Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Lot : 29

Handwritten Chiddushei Torah by  
Maharam Schick
Yargen, 1838
  Handwritten chiddushim 12-Side Manuscript on maseches Gittin by Rabbi Moshe Schick, Av Beis Din of Chust and author of…
Start price: $15,000 Est. Price: $20,000 - $25,000

Lot : 30

Manuscript: Chiddushim by  
Rabbi Yehuda Greenwald
ABD of Satmar, 1907
  This manuscript by Rabbi Yehuda Greenwald, Av Beis Din of Satmar contains chiddushim on various sugyos in Shas. The…
Start price: $10,000 Est. Price: $15,000 - $20,000

Lot : 31

Letter of Chiddushei Torah by  
Rabbi Yosef Pressburger
Raavad of Mattersdorf, 1904
  An in-depth, scholarly letter on the topic of kinyan chatzer, handwritten and autographed by Rabbi Yosef Pressburger, Raavad of…
Start price: $800 Est. Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Lot : 32

Autographed Chiddushei Torah by  
Rabbi Yehuda Leib Friedman
Raavad of Pressburg. 1900
  Handwritten and autographed letter replete with chiddushei Torah by Rabbi Yehuda Leib Friedman, a disciple of the Shevet Sofer…
Start price: $800 Est. Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Lot : 33

Letter of Chidushi Torah by Rabbi Yitzchak Weiss, Av Beis Din of Vrbové. 1938

    Handwritten and autographed letter by Rabbi Yitzchak Weiss of Vrbové Hy”d, author of Shu”t Siach Yitzchak and brother…
Start price: $1,500 Est. Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Lot : 34

Letter by Rabbi Shimon Sofer, Av Beis Din of Paks

Szendrő, 1907

    This letter, replete with divrei Torah and other topics, was handwritten and autographed by Rabbi Shimon Sofer, son…
Start price: $1,200 Est. Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Lot : 35

Letter of Chiddushei Torah by Rabbi Nesanel Hakohen Fried, author of Pnei Meivin

Ivaresh, circa 1905

  Long letter of chiddushei Torah regarding the halachic aspects of a “ chatzi shiur (half of an required amount)”.…
Start price: $3,000 Est. Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Lot : 36

3 Handwritten & Autographed Teshuvos Rabbi Aharon Moshe Toibesh, Author of Karnei Re’em

Iasi, 1841

  3 Handwritten & Autographed Teshuvos Kuntress of handwritten teshuvos by Rabbi Aharon Moshe Toibesh, Av Beis Din of Iasi…
Start price: $5,000 Est. Price: $7,000 - $10,000

Lot : 37

The Rambam’s first sefer!

Milos Hahigayon L’HaRambam. Venice, 1550

    Milos HaHigayon (the art of logic), Definitions and explanations of 175 fundamental philosophical concepts by the Ramba”m (Rabbenu…
Start price: $4,000 Est. Price: $6,000 - $8,000

Lot : 38

Mishneh Torah L’HaRambam. Venice, 1550

 

Printed entirely on parchment


Sefer Nashim - Kedushah. Giustiniani Press Mishneh Torah L’HaRambam, volumes Nashim and Kedushah with Migdal Oz and Maggid Mishneh commentaries.…
Start price: $80,000 Est. Price: $100,000 - $150,000

Lot : 39

Mishneh Torah L’HaRambam with
Kessef Mishneh
First Edition. Complete Set. Venice, 1574-1576
Rare, spectacular set!
    Printed during the Kessef Mishneh’s lifetime! Mishneh Torah L’HaRambam with the first edition of Kessef Mishneh by Rabbi…
Start price: $20,000 Est. Price: $30,000 - $50,000

Lot : 40

Incunable! Sefer Hashorashim by the Radak

Naples, 1491

  Fundamental work of Hebrew language including the roots of all words in lashon hakodesh presented in alphabetical order, along…
Start price: $50,000 Est. Price: $70,000 - $100,000
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