AUCTION 50 | Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, Graphic & Ceremonial Art Including: The Alfonso Cassuto Collection of Iberian Art

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Lot 108


Collection of 20 printed and manuscript documents, including: Prospectus of Dr. M. Pinner (Berlin, 1868) announcing publication of a book on tombstones of prominent Jews from various communities in Europe. * Prospectus of J. Knöpflmacher & Son (Vienna, 1865) announcing a reprint edition of the ten volumes of the famed Maskilic journal Ha-Me'assef (1784-1810). * Statutes of the New Israelite Temple in Odessa (Odessa: 1867). Judeo-German. pp. 8. * Mimeograph letter of Gerrer Rebbe R. Abraham Mordechai Alter appealing for unity among the chassidim. * Five manuscripts from the community of Kozmin, 1824. * Broadside concerning the vacant seat of the Rabbinate of Pintchov, Poland after the death of R. Shabtai Hakohen Rapaport (d. 1927) [N.Z. Friedmann, Otzar Harabanim 18090-18091]. * Broadside announcing merger of "Kollel Kovna" (under Chief Rabbi A.B. Kahana-Shapiro) and "Kollel Beith Israel" (under R. Isaac Sher, Rosh Yeshiva "Knesseth Israel," son-in-law of R. Nathan Tzevi Finkel, founder Slabodka Yeshiva) (Kovna, 1930s?). * Broadside warning against desecration of the Sabbath, quoting Chofetz Chaim that it is forbidden to marry a Sabbath desecrator (Vilna, 1920s?). * Receipt for purchase of ethrog with stamp of R. Elijah Baruch Kamai, Rabbi and Rosh Yeshiva of Mir, 1908. [Apparently, the sale of ethrogim served as a means of support for the Yeshiva]. * Printed note pertaining to the "Chagigath Ha-Torah" [i.e. Siyum Ha-Shas], Lublin, 1938

Central and Eastern Europe: 1824-1938

Est: $1,000 - $1,500