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 010:

Shemesh Tzedaka—first edition, Venice 1743.

Sold for: $120
Start price:
$ 120
Auction house commission: 20%
VAT: 17% On commission only

Responsa, two sections (separate covers), by Rabbi Shimshon Morforgo (1681-1740), a great rabbi of Italy, rabbi of Ancona. When a plague broke out in Italy in 1730, he enlisted as a doctor to save lives. The book was brought to the publisher by his son Rabbi Haim Shabtai Morforgo and won a place of respect in halakhic psika. First section on the Orech Hayyim, Yoreh De’ah [5], 117 pages. Second section on the Even HaEzer, Choshen Mishpat [1] 61 pages. 35cm. Handsome covers. Old binding with spine made of worn leather. Moth holes and tears, mainly in the margins and next to the spine. Tables of contents separated partially. Generally ok to good condition.