Ohalei Shem.

AUCTION 66 | Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Ceremonial Objects and Graphic Art

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Lot 54

Ohalei Shem.

Manuscript in Hebrew, written in a cursive Aschkenazic hand on paper. ff. 80. Lacking opening three leaves, stained in places. Contemporary calf, worn. Sm. 4to.

Russia-Poland: 18th century

Est: $2,000 - $3,000
<<AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT>> of which only portions have been published (by S. A. Lieder in 1972). The manuscript includes Talmud commentary, novellae from R. Shimon of Kosvi (the author’s uncle) and R. Yonathan Eyebeshuetz. Head of the Yeshiva of Minsk, R. Menachem Eliezer (d. 1807) was the author of “Yair Kino” on Tractate Kinim which was highly praised by the Vilna Gaon. R. Menachem Eliezer’s father, author of Atereth Rosh, was Rabbi of Keidan (Kedainiai, Lithuania).