69 140 (MARGOLIOTH, EPHRAIM ZALMAN OF BRODY). Noach Chaim Tzvi Berlin. Atzei Arazim [commentary to Shulchan Aruch Even Ha’ezer]. AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE OF THE BEIS EPHRAIM, R. EPHRAM ZALMAN MARGALIOTH on the title-page, with his marginalia throughout. ff. (2), 239, 10. Foxed and stained, wear title. Modern calf. Folio. [Vinograd, Fürth 623.] Fürth, I. Zerndorf, 1790. $3000 - $5000 ❧ The signatory (1762-1828) was one of the great Halachic authorities of his generation. A prolific author known as ‘The Beis Ephraim’ after his multi-volume work of responsa, he succeeded R. Jonathan Eyebeschuetz as Rabbi of Altona, Hamburg and Wandsbeck. Due to wealth accrued from his banking pursuits, R. Ephraim Zalman was known as possessing “Torah VeGedula beMakom Echad” and his approval by way of approbations were sought after by many due to his scholarship and monetary support. 141 KOOK, ABRAHAM ISAAC (First Aschkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, 1865-1935). Group of c. 40 items including Autograph, Typed, and Secretarial Letters Signed. Many on official or personal headed paper (including correspondence to and from the United States and Australia). Along with related printed materials. Variously worn. v.s. v.p, v.d. $3000 - $5000 ❧ Containing interesting letters of a scholarly, communal as well as personal nature. With printed poster (dated 10th Kislev 1920) endorsed by fifty communal leaders and Dayanim, welcoming R. Kook as Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem.