Auction 129 Shavuot sale. Chabad, Belongings of Tzaddikim, Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters and Rare books
May 11, 2021
Israel
 3 Shatner Center 1st Floor Givat Shaul Jerusalem
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LOT 33:

Mekor Chayim. Copy that Belonged to the Chatam Sofer's Beloved Disciple. Signature and Glosses

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Mekor Chayim. Copy that Belonged to the Chatam Sofer's Beloved Disciple. Signature and Glosses


"My close and beloved disciple, the extremely diligent and double-edged sharp Rabbi Baruch Frankel (Shu"t Chatam Sofer)


Mekor Chayim, novellae and elucidations on Passover halachahs by Rabbi Ya'akov Loberbaum of Lissa, author of Netivot HaMishpat,  Chavat Da'at and more. Zolkiew, 1837. Personal copy of the gaon Rabbi Reuven Ya'akov Baruch Frankel of Kaliv - one of the Chatam Sofer's most prominent disciples.


There is a lengthy owner's notation on the title page concluding with "The youth Ya'akov Baruch ben R' Uri Chalfon Frankel." Lengthy handwritten scholarly glosses on pages 2b, 3b, 7b.


Refer to the Hebrew catalog text for a brief biography of the gaon Rabbi Reuven Ze'ev Baruch Frankel.


[1], 46, 15 leaves, 23 cm.

Fine condition: Aging stains. Elegant antique binding, partially detached.


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