Auction 44 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters

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Datum der Auktion: 11.03.2015

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Small Torah Scroll – With Unique Adorned Tagim – Eastern Europe, 18th...

Small Torah scroll. [Eastern Europe, c. 18th century]. Ashkenazi handwriting, characteristic to Russia or Eastern-Europe, 18th century. Bereshit and Shemot have unique, elaborate crown-like adornments on the Tagim (serifs). This is a rare phenomenon, since halachic requirements forbid adding

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Esther Scroll with Adornments

Esther scroll. Ashkenazi Bet Yosef writing. [20th century]. HaMelech scroll [most columns begin with the word “HaMelech”]. With adornments at the top of the columns. Height of parchment: 43.5 cm. 42 lines in each column. Fair condition, stains and creases. Tears [completed with glued parchment] on

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Miniature Esther Scroll – Carved Olivewood Case

Esther scroll, ink on thin parchment, Sephardic (Vellish) scribal writing. 14 lines. HaMelech scroll [most columns begin with the word “HaMelech”]. Rolled on a wooden pole with a carved olivewood case, with illustrations of holy sites, black inscriptions [Jerusalem, Western wall and Rachel's Tomb

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Esther Scroll – 19th-20th Century

Esther Scroll, ink on parchment, fines scribal writing, "Beit Yossef" script, with some ornamentations. [19th-20th century]. In the words "Chor Karpas Utchelet" appears an odd "ח" (the legs of the letter "ח" are wide apart adorned on both its tips – an early custom according to Ashkenaz tradition

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Oil Painting – A Jewish Figure with a Book

Oil painting, depicting a Jewish man, with an open book in front of him. Oil on canvas. Unidentified artist. 37X53.5 cm. Tear, reinforced on with a strip of fabric. Framed

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Oil Painting – Jewish Man with a Torah Scroll – Poland

Attractive oil painting, depicting a Jewish man wrapped in a Tallit standing in front of the Holy Ark, holding a Torah scroll wrapped in its mantle, with a Torah shield and finials. Oil on canvas, mounted on plywood. Signed: Wladyslaw Wachowski [?], Lodz. 28.5X40.5 cm. Cut piece on upper part

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Painting by the Kabbalist Rabbi Yehuda Patilon – “The Holy Artist”

Oil-painting by the Kabbalist Rabbi Yehuda Leon Patilon. Oil on canvas, signed: Patilon. Seen in the painting is a religious Jewish man standing in an alley on the ground of a high mountain. Kabbalist Yehuda Leon Patilon (died Cheshvan 1975) was known as a wonder-worker, knowledgeable about Olam

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Four Handwritten Leaves of Prayers – Calligraphic Art – Germany, Mid-19th...

Four handwritten leaves of prayers, made with impressive calligraphic art, by Zenvil Wolf Katz Wertheimer "Scribe in Bodersweier" (Germany), [1847]-1848. Hebrew, Yiddish (Tzena U'Rena letters) and German. Brown ink on thick paper. Each leaf is written on both sides within a frame. • Leaf, "Seder

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Mishe’Nichnas Adar Marbin B’Simcha – Lithograph – Satmar

Mishe'Nichnas Adar Marbin B'Simcha – A leaf in lithographic printing. Satmar, [C. 1940-1944]. Lithograph printed in blue ink. Illustration of fish in the center, with the inscription "Adar – mazal dagim", frame adorned with floral and geometric patterns, and with Magen-David symbols. This leaf was

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Collection of Photographs of the Family of the Author of “Leshem Shvo...

A collection of family photographs of the family of the young daughter of the renowned Kabbalist Rabbi Shlomo Elyashiv, author of “Leshem Shvo Ve'Achlama”. • Photograph of Rabbi Shalom Krominsky, Šiauliai, Lithuania, [c. 1910]. • Photograph of Rabbi Shalom Krominsky, his wife the Rebbetzin Sarah

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Photograph of the Study Hall of Telz Yeshiva – 1914

Photograph of yeshiva students studying in the Bet Midrash of the Telz Yeshiva in Lithuania. [1914]. On the reverse side of the photograph is a postcard with a postage stamp and a stamp from the city of Telz in 1914 sent to the city of Rietavas with a letter in Yiddish from a yeshiva student to his

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Melechet Machshevet – Venice, 1710 – Attractive Copy with Illustrated Title...

Melechet Machshevet, philosophical study on the five books of the Torah, by Rabbi Moshe Chefetz. Venice, [1710]. Bragadin printing. Impressive complete copy containing a detailed copper engraving frontispiece, a leaf with the portrait of the author and a leaf with geometric sketches. Another sketch

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Sefer Evronot – Offenbach, 1722

Sefer Evronot, Astronomy and New Moons, by Rabbi Eliezer Belin Ashkenazi, including Noten Yeshuah Pamphlet, by Rabbi Meir son of Rabbi Natan Yehoshua. Offenbach, [1722]. Illustrated title page [an illustration of the solar system and zodiac signs on top]. With illustrations and charts for

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Igeret Orchot Olam – First Book in Hebrew Containing a Description of...

Igeret Orchot Olam, by Abraham ben Mordechai Farissol. With the compositions: Igeret Teiman, called Petach Tikva, by Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon; Yesod Moreh V'sod Torah, by Avraham Ebn Ezra. Prague, 1793. Published by Rabbi Yisrael Landau, son of the Nodah B'Yehuda. Igeret Orchot Olam is the first

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Adorned Vellum Ketubah – Rome, 1788

Large attractive vellum ketubah, recording the marriage of the groom Yedidya son of the honored elder Yehuda of Siena, with the bride Bayla Fiyori daughter of the honored Ya'akov of Tivoli. Rome, March 19, 1788. Witnesses' signatures: Rabbi Shmuel Yehuda ben R' Gavriel of Castro and Rabbi Aharon ben

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Ketubah and Decorated Marriage Contract – Mashhad, 1874

Ketubah and marriage contract recording the marriage of the groom Binyamin ben Shemtov with the bride Shoshana bat Yosef. Mashhad (Iran), Elul 1874. Handsome ketubah, adorned in simple patterns of blue, orange, purple and green. Marriage contract, similarly adorned. These two documents reflect the

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Pamphlet – an Illustrated Ketubah – Mashhad, 1898

Illustrated ketubah, in pamphlet form, for the marriage of Mashhad Anusim: The groom Elisha ben Malik Elisha with the bride Jan Jan Khanum. Mashhad, [1897-1898]. Persian. Eight page pamphlet, with margins adorned with plant patterns in silver, green, red and purple colors. Signatures and several

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Large Colorful Illustrated Ketubah – Jerusalem, 1882 – Signatures of...

Illustrated colorful ketubah, recording the marriage of the bridegroom Yechiel ben R' David Chefetz with the bride Cheftziba bat R' Eliyahu Ye'oshua Ba'ivaga. Jerusalem, 10th of Adar 1882. The ketubah is written in a handsome Oriental writing. With witnesses' signatures of two Jerusalem rabbis

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Printed Ketubah – Jerusalem, 1904

Ketubah recording the marriage of the groom Yedidya ben Levi HaCohen Simchayoff with the bride Bruria bat Refael Yitzchak Sidoff. Jerusalem, 1904. Ketubah printed in purple ink, adorned with illustrations of the Holy Sites. At the top is the stamp of "Kollelot Va'ad HaSephardim" in Jerusalem, in a

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Notebook – Copies of Ketubot of the Jerusalem Beit Din, 1910-1911

Printed notebook, with stubs of Ketubot, contains over 150 copies of marriage Ketubot, completed by hand with names of brides and grooms, 1910-1911. Many copies have Beit Din stamps and the signature of the dayanim's scribe Rabbi "Chaim Mendel S.D.D." [Rabbi Chaim Mendel Sherlin-Safra, author of

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Handwritten Large Wall Calendar – India, 1871

Handwritten leaf – Wall calendar for 1871. India [1871]. Wall calendar designed for hanging in the synagogue. Bottom half is missing. A list of dates is situated at the top of the leaf, many of them distinctive for Jewish history in India: "1,804 years since the destruction of the second temple and

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Yiddish Leaf of Oath – Prague, 18th Century

Printed leaf, "Shevua MeCapital". [Prague, 18th century]. Printed on both sides of the leaf, square letters with vowels. Contains a long version of oath in a Beit Din, with a declaration of the value of the assets possessed by the person taking the oath [for the purpose of determining his obligation

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Collection of Printed Items – Synagogues / Congregation Regulations...

Collection of printed items from Germany: • Seating place card for synagogue, for two days of Rosh Hashannah and Kol Nidre. (seat number 217). German. • Synagoge Basel – Yom Kippur 1917. Printed card in Hebrew and German, with synagogue schedule. • Printed card filled in handwriting - prayer times

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Letters – Heter Meah Rabbanim

Printed letters sent by post for joining the “Heter Meah Rabbanim” [permission by one hundred rabbis] • Letter by Rabbi Chaim Galeranter Av Bet Din of Kuty (Kitev) and its region and his Bet Din with a long halachic responsum. Kuty, 1902. 2 leaves. 3 printed pages. 30 cm. Fair condition, minor

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Two Unknown Proclamations on the Printing of the Talmud – Printing Presses...

• Chatimat HaTalmud – Printed proclamation by the "Widow and the Brothers Romm". Vilnius, 1886. The Vilnius printers announce the printing of the last volume of the Talmud (Tractate Nidah and Seder Taharot) and the completion of the entire “Shas Vilna”, with details of the advantages of the edition

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Leaf Printed on the Occasion of the Siyum HaShas (Completing the Study of...

"Expressing our blessing in honor of R. Shmuel Lipson in honor of his completion of the Shas on Isru Chag Pesach 1921 Bilcze". Printed by M. Blank, Kishinev, [1921]. Leaf printed with gilt ink on thick paper with decorative frame. At the center of the leaf is a poem of blessing, with an acrostic

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Three Printed Proclamations – Chernivtsi, 1935-1936

Three printed proclamations from the city of Chernivtsi. • "Protest – of the Bet Din and community heads here in Chernivtsi" – a protest proclamation and rabbis' letters "on the scandal…that the heads of the community wish to appoint people as Shochtim and Bodkim …who slaughtered in spite of the

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Collection of Proclamations Regarding Public Matters

Collection of printed proclamations and notices regarding public matters and religious reinforcement. For a complete list, please see the Hebrew description. 7 items, varied size and condition

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Two Elaborate Shana Tova Leaves – Lithographs Illustrated in Gold Ink...

Leshana Tova Yikatev Veyechatem – two copies of an elegant lithograph in gold ink. Jerusalem, [1880s]. Printed by Avraham Mose Luntz. In the center appear medallions containing illustrations of holy sites and institutions in Eretz Israel, arranged in the shape of a rose: Rachel’s Tomb, Cave of

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Two Printed Letters by Jerusalem Institutes, 1886 – Bibliographically Unknown

Printed letter by Jerusalem institutes, Erev Rosh Hashana 1886, with stamps and signatures: • Kol M'Hechal – Letter before Rosh Hashana with a request from philanthropists "in the name of 87 students, Sephardim, Ma'arabim, Yemenites most of whom are orphans and children from needy homes". Beit

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