AUCTION 57 | Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts Autograph Letters, Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 247


Hebrew Manuscript on paper. Title page with architectural border. Signatures of previous owners including R. Anshel ben R. David Schick of Brezva, Rosh Beth Din of Sentschin, Azriel Friedman, David Farkas and others. ff. 67 leaves, variously worn, few leaves loose. Contemporary boards, worn. 4to.

Szerdahely: 1860-61

Est: $800 - $1,200
Records commentaries to the Torah and Festivals, mostly in the name of R. Moshe Sofer, the Chasam Sofer, plus many comments from various Rabbis of the town of Szerdahely especially R. Yehudah Asad, (author of Yehuda Ya’aleh). Also notes R. Eliezer Lipman [Neuzatz] (author of Betzir Eliezer), R. David Deutsch (author of Ohel David), R. Aaron Suditz (a teacher of R. Yehudah Asad), the Hafla’ah, R. Zalman Margolioth and others. The writer, Mordechai Brill of Shamlau, wrote this manuscript while studying in Szerdahely (then Hungary, now Rumania) and was likely a student in the yeshiva of R. Yehudah Assad. A few leaves in a different hand, signed Moshe b. Yitzchak Tzvi Hirsc