The High Holidays
Auction 16
September 10, 2023 | 2:00 PM EST
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Lot : 1

in Ashkenazic Rite
Venice, 1600

Selichos for the whole year according to the customs of the Ashekenazic community, including commentaries, dinim and minhagim. Additional Selichot…

Lot : 2

Seder Meah Brachos.
Amsterdam, 1687

18th century Amsterdam leather binding

Seder Meah Brachos (order of a Hundred Blessings) - contains all the Birkos Hamitzvos and Birkos Nehenin that can be…

Lot : 3

Siddur Beis Rachel
by the Semichas Chachamim
Rare First  Edition.
Amsterdam, 1741

Rare siddur brought to print by the grandchildren of the Semichas Chachamim and Shl”a Hakadosh! Siddur in Ashkenazic-Polish right with…

Lot : 4

Important Kabbalistic Siddur
Siddur Ha’Ar”i – Ohr Hayashar
First Edition.
Amsterdam, 1709

Siddur with the kavanos of the Arizal in Ashkenazic-Polish rite, and the sefer Ohr Tzaddikim which lists customs for daily…

Lot : 5

Unknown Chassidic Siddur
Siddur Beis Tefillah and Tzlosa D’Nehorah Hashalem.
Ostroh, 1827

Siddur in Sephard-Chassidic rite with commentary, kavanos and halachos compiled and edited by Rabbi Aharon ben Rabbi Yechiel Meir Halevi…

Lot : 6

Ramak’s Commentary on High Holidays Prayers
Prague, circa 1575

Important old manuscript (nearly 450-years-old) recording the teachings of the saintly kabbalist Rabbi Moshe Cordovero, the Ramak. The manuscript, written…

Lot : 7

17th Century Kabbalistic Siddur with Kavanos of the Arizal
as Edited by the Kabbalist Rabbi Nosson Shapira.

Siddur for weekdays and Shabbos with the kavanos of the Arizal, arranged by the saintly kabbalist Rabbi Nosson Shapira, author…

Lot : 8

18-Volume Spectacular Miniature Edition of Tanach.
Geneva, 1617

Only 11 cm! Pocket-size edition of Torah, Nevi’im, and Kesuvim with vowels and cantillation marks. 18-volume set printed in Geneva…

Lot : 9

Tikkun Sefer Torah.
Amsterdam, 1659

Spectacular edition in ornate antique leather binding and silver clasps Chamish Chumshei Torah, with the Five Megillos and Haftaros for…

Lot : 10

Beer Mayim Chaim
by the Admor Rabbi Chaim of Czernowitz.
First Edition.
Mohyliv-Sedilkov, 1818-1820

Complete and attractive set!

Chamisha Chumshei Torah with Beer Mayim Chaim by the great tzaddik, kabbalist and Admor Rabbi Chaim of Czernowitz. Sefer Beer…

Lot : 11

with Radak’s
Isny, Germany, 1542


Sefer Tehillim with the commentary of Rabbi Dovid Kimchi, the Radak. The present edition features the Radak’s complete expansive commentary…

Lot : 12

with kabbalistic commentary

First and Only Edition.
Venice, 1549

Sefer Tehillim with kabbalistic commentary by Chacham Rabbi Shlomo ben Rabbi Shem Tov Attia. Rabbi Shlomo Attia was a disciple…

Lot : 13

Sefer Tehillim
and Maamados
with Siddur Nusach Sephard-Chassidic
Zhitomir, 1866

Complete, beautiful copy! The Sefer Tehillim preferred by Chassidic Rebbes. Sefer Tehillim with Diglei Hodaya V’Hamitzvah an anthology of halachos…

Lot : 14

The Yaabetz
Over 120 hagahos handwritten
by Rabbi Yakov Emdin on Yalkut Shimoni, autographed.

Rabbi Yaakov Emden’s autographed copy of sefer Yalkut Shimoni on Chamishah Chumshei Torah (Frankfurt am Main, 1687), with over 120…

Lot : 15

Chavatzeles Hasharon by the Alshich Hakadosh.
First Edition.
Constantinople, 1563
The first sefer printed by the Alshich Hakadosh!

Sefer Daniel with a lengthy, comprehensive commentary by Rabbi Moshe Alshich. This is the first sefer from among the Alshich…

Lot : 16

Exceedingly rare!

on Megillas Koheles
by Rabbi Yitzchak ben Latif
First Edition.
Constantinople, circa 1575


Megillas Koheles with Commentary by the great Chacham Yitzchak ben Latif. The text of the Megillah is printed in block…

Lot : 17

Lady Reyna Press -  Belvedere Palace!
Gal shel Egozim.
Belvedere, circa 1593


Commentary and drashos on Sefer Bereishis by Rabbi Menachem Egozi. The title page bears the following inscription: Printed in the…

Lot : 18

Segulah for banei, chayei u’mezonei!
Zera Shimshon.
First Edition.
Mantua, 1778


Drashos and commentary on Chamishah Chumshei Torah and Megillos by the great kabbalist Rabbi Chaim Shimshon Nachmani. ____________________ Segulah of…

Lot : 19

Mishnayos Slavita
Complete 6 volume Set!

Shisha Sidrei Mishnah. Shapira Press.
Slavita, 1830


Beautiful and ornate set of Shisha Sidrei Mishnah printed by the Admor Rabbi Moshe Shapira, Av Beis Din of Slavita,…

Lot : 20

Distinguished provenance!
Kol HaRamaz.
First Edition.
Amsterdam, 1712.


Special blue paper copy Personal copy of Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Berlin with handwritten glosses Commentary on Shisha Sidrei Mishnah and…

Lot : 21

Talmud Bavli
Maseches Zevachim
Bomberg Press
Venice, 1529

Complete volume of Maseches Zevachim with Rashi and Tosfos. This volume was part of the second edition of Talmud printed…

Lot : 22

Talmud Bavli - Maseches Krisus
First Printing of Maseches Krisus!
Bomberg Press.
Venice, 1522


Maseches Krisus with Rashi’s commentary. Complete volume from the original Bomberg Edition of the Talmud, printed by the celebrated Italian…

Lot : 23

Extremely rare!
Maharsha, Chiddushei Aggados.
First Edition.
Lublin, 1627

Commentary on Aggados of Shas by Rabbi Shmuel ben Eliezer Edeles, the Maharsha. Beautiful, complete copy in exquisite condition! First…

Lot : 24

Rare find!
Maharsha on Masechtos Beitzah and Yevamos
First Edition.
Basel, 1600

Chiddushim of the Maharsha, Rabbi Shmuel ben Eliezer Edeles, on Masechtos Beitzah and Yevamos. This first edition was printed during…

Lot : 25

Shulchan shel Arba
by Rabbeinu Bachya.
Mantua, circa 1514

Fundamental sefer on Hilchos Brachos, eating and meals, along with mussar kabbala and rules of conduct. The sefer is divided…

Lot : 26

Rare Constantinople Work!
Sefer Hamanhig.
First Edition
Constantinople, 1519

Halachos and halachic rulings mainly on the topic of Orach Chaim, by Rabbi Avraham ben Rabbi Nosson Hayarchi. Sefer Hamanhig…

Lot : 27

Sefer Krisus
First Edition
Constantinople, 1516

Laws of the Mishnah and Talmud, principles of rulings in halachah, the chronological order of the Tannaim and Amora’im and…

Lot : 28

Kesser Torah.
First Edition.
Constantinople, 1536

Halachos of the 613 mitzvos and 7 mitzvos d’Rabbanan in poetic form by Rabbi Dovid Vital. This sefer is based…

Lot : 29

Rare treasure!
Shu”t Mahar”i Ben Lev.
Kuru Chesme, 1598

Shailos and teshuvos by Rabbi Yosef ben Lev. The present sefer is the fourth volume of his teshuvos and includes…

Lot : 30

Shu”t Rabbi Yosef Karo.
First Edition.
Salonika, 1598

Shailos and teshuvos on Even Haezer by Rabbi Yosef Karo, author of Shulchan Aruch and Beis Yosef. Like all of…

Lot : 31

Sefer Hazikaron.
First Edition.
Ferrara, 1555


Halachic rulings arranged in order of Shas by Rabbi Yishmael Hakohein Tanuji, foremost Egyptian rabbi in the 16th century. Rabbi…

Lot : 32

Handwritten and Autographed Glosses
by Rabbi Akiva Eiger
on the Chassam Sofer responsa


Handwritten glosses by Rabbi Akiva Eiger in the margins of a teshuvah authored by his son-in-law the Chasam Sofer. The…

Lot : 33

Sefer HaZohar
Cremona, 1559-1560
Magnificent Copy!

Sefer HaZohar by the Holy Tanna Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai Printed and edited based on ancient manuscripts with marginal references.…

Lot : 34

Sefer HaZohar.
Shapira Press.
Slavita, 1824
Complete set with extra wide margins.

Complete set of Zohar by the Tanna Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, edited and amended based on the Constantinople edition and…

Lot : 35

Tikkunei HaZohar.
Shapira Press.
Slavita, 1821
Exceptional copy with wide margins!


This beautiful and impressive sefer, featuring extra wide margins, was the first edition of Tikkunei HaZohar printed in Slavita. This…

Lot : 36

List to Rabbi Chaim Vital’s Sefer Hasegulos V’harefuos handwritten by His Son Rabbi Shmuel Vital
Complete Manuscript 24 leaves (48 Handwritten Sides)


One of the most extraordinary legacies of Rabbi Chaim Vital is a lengthy sefer discussing segulos, amulets and remedies.  Importance…

Lot : 37


Otzros Chaim Edited by the Maghreb Kabbalist

Meknes, 1812

Elementary principles and introduction to the wisdom of kabbalah received by Rabbi Chaim Vital from his spiritual master, the Ari…

Lot : 38

Sefer Malkiel.
Tihingen, 1560


Sefer Malkiel An ancient and exceedingly rare essential kabbalistic work by Rabbi Malkiel Chizkiya ben Rabbi Avraham, on the topics…

Lot : 39

Likutei Halachos
by Rabbi Nosson of Breslov
Lemberg, 1861
Autographed by Rabbi Tzvi Hersh of Liska!

Sefer Likutei Halachos by Rabbi Nosson of Breslov contains profound explanations of lessons taught by the Arizal and Rabbi Nachman…

Lot : 40

Rabbi Nachman of Breslov
Tikkun Haklali.
First Edition.
Breslov, 1821

Printed in the home of Rabbi Nosson of Breslov! Ten chapters of Tehillim that are effective for tikkun habris, revealed…

Lot : 41

Fundamental Sefer Chassidus
Maor Vashemesh.
First Edition.
Breslau 1842

Distinguished provenance! Personal copy of the Admor Rabbi Nechemia of Bichov, son of the Yid Hakadosh of Peshischa! Maor Vashemesh…

Lot : 42

Historic letter
by Chassidic masters & leaders
Teveria, 1811

Historic letter by the saintly spiritual leaders of the chaburah of chassidim who journeyed to Eretz Yisrael at the behest…

Lot : 43

The Baruch Ta’am’s Personal Autographed Copy
of Sefer Arugas Habosem
Amsterdam, 1730

Rabbi Baruch Frankel-Thumim’s personal copy of sefer Arugas Habosem with his sacred autograph. The title page of the sefer features…

Lot : 44

Letter by the Ahavas Yisrael of Vizhnitz to the Admor Rabbi Shalom of Shatz
Grosswardein, 1930

Autographed letter by the Admor Rabbi Yisrael Hager of Vizhnitz, author of Ahavas Yisrael, to the Admor Rabbi Shalom Moskowitz…

Lot : 45

Ana B’Koach
Handwritten by the Admor Imei Emes of Gur

Four lines from the Ana B’Koach, handwritten by the Admor Rabbi Avraham Mordechai Alter of Gur, author of Imrei Emes.…

Lot : 46

“Please mention me in your pure prayers… Yissachar Shlomo ben Gittel… ” (Teichtal)
Autographed Copy of Eim Habanim Semeichah with handwritten dedication and kvittel to the Admor Imrei Emes of Gur

Autographed Copy of Eim Habanim Semeichah by Rabbi Yissachar Shlomo Teichtal Hy”d. First Edition. Budapest, 1944 with handwritten dedication and…

Lot : 47

Handwritten by the Satmar Rav
Leaf from the landmark essay "Yishuv Eretz Yisrael"

This is a sacred leaf from the Admor Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar’s landmark essay “Yishuv Eretz Yisrael” which was…

Lot : 48

Letter of blessings by the Lubavitcher Rebbe with a lengthy addition in his handwriting
Brooklyn, 1949

The Lubavitcher Rebbe explains the teachings of the Alter Rebbe Autographed letter of blessings by the Lubavitcher Rebbe Rabbi Menachem…

Lot : 49

Kad Hakemach
by Rabbeinu Bachya
First Edition
Constantinople, 1515

Rare Sefer from the Constantinople Press! Fundamental The basics of Jewish faith and the mitzvot, and moral conduct, organized into…

Lot : 50

Toras HaOlah by
the Rema
First Edition.
Prague, 1570
Printed during the Rema’s lifetime!

Insights and elaborate discussions on the significance and meaning of the Beis Hamikdash, its detailed and precise measurements, the holy…
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