Auction 24 Auction No. 24 A special auction of Judaica details and rare and important Hasidic books from a private collection
Jul 31, 2019 (your local time)
 Harav Kook Street 10 Bnei Brak

Auction no. 24

Will take place on Wednesday 28 Tamuz 5769 

31 July. 2019 

In the Achim Center of Rabbi Akiva st. 86, Bnei Brak 

At 20:00 Israel time  

The auction has ended

LOT 009:

Tashbetz—first edition, Amsterdam 1738-1741, with interesting signatures.

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Tashbetz—first edition, Amsterdam 1738-1741, with interesting signatures.
Four sections, authored by Rabbi Shimon bar Tzemach. [11], 91, 69, [1], 68, [1], [1], 101, [1] pages. 31cm. Fourth section has a separate cover from the other three sections. The copy before us is one of the ‘different copies’ of this book, with a first cover printed with illustrations of Moses and Aaron, David and Salomon, with some changes (see N. Ben-Menachem, in ‘The Secret of Books’, Sinai, Volume 16, 1945, pp. 224-146. And see D. Yardeni, a seder he printed of the Tashbetz, Alei Sefer, 10, pp. 119-132, a detailed description of the order of printing, in its two main manners). Rear binding is old, without the front binding or spine. Generally good condition. Cover of the book has a printed page taped in: “This is according to every place where it is printed with pagans... only those nations that were at the time of the Bayit ... God forbid we think that we live under them and shelter in their shadow and that we being fed by them in those countries.” Signatures of ownership, some old: Moshe Purit(?) Shapira-Meir Katz Rapaport, Zeev Nachum HaKohen Rapaport, Yaakov Weil, Holy Yehuda Leib(?), Rabbi Meir HaKohen Katz Rapaport (1849-1921) Av Beit Din of Lukova (Łuków, near Lublin), known as the Minchat Kohen, a descendent of the Shach. Son of Rabbi Shabtai HaKohen Rapaport (1820-1897), Av Beit Din of Dombrova. Son of Rabbi Avraham Avlei of Tarnov (son-in-law of the Admor Divrei Shmuel of Slonim, a great sage of his generation). Father-in-law of Rabbi Yaakov Weidenfeld, the Kochav MiYaakov (father of Rabbi Dov Barish, the Gaon of Chevin), father-in-law of Rabbi Zeev Nachum Burnstein, father of the Avnei Nezer, and son-in-law of Rabbi Aryeh Leib Margaliot of Krakow. His son was Rabbi Avraham, who gathered his father’s writings and prepared them for printing but which were lost in the Shoah. From the most famous and important yechus families in Israel. See more in Wander-Galicia, Otzer HaRabbanim 130005; Otzer Kitvei El-Levin; Moriya 23: 3-5.

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