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Haggadah Shel Pesach : PASSOVER HAGGADAH WITH COMMENTARY OF RABBI SHABBTAI COHEN

By: N/A

Price: $199.99

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, 1870

Seller ID: 000453

Condition: Poor


1870 Warsaw HAGGADAH. Rare. No copies in American auction records. Last similar book was 1868 Warsaw Haggadah sold in 1982. The Book: Haggadah Shel Pesach, Warsaw, 1870. 8vo. One must be more forgiving of the condition of Haggadot than other books. This is a very worn copy with 1/2 loss to rear board, partial loss to last leaf, partial loss to upper title, some fraying. However, it is a still a nice rare example of a Polish 19th century Haggadah. View more info

1859 - 1860 HAMASAEF: The Hebrew Review and Magazine for Jewish Literature: The journal of Hebrew Enlightenment and the First Modern Hebrew Periodical

By: N/A

Price: $1,259.99

Publisher: London, 1859

Seller ID: 000679

Condition: Good


On offer the famed HEBREW PERIODICAL: HAMASAEF: The Hebrew Review, and Magazine for Jewish Literature. HaMasaef was the journal of Hebrew Enlightenment and the First Modern Hebrew Periodical New Series; Vol. 1, No. 1 - 48. London, 1859-1860. (i.e., October 1859 to September 1860.) 8vo. An extended run of 48 numbered issues bound in one volume. Individual issues in VERY GOOD condition, original boards, loose and shaken, spine replaced with crude tape. VERY RARE. Copac rec... View more info

Machzor - A Cycle: A prayer book for Shavuot with Yiddish Translation

By: N/A

Price: $349.99

Publisher: Bazultzbach, 1895

Seller ID: RAB236

Condition: Fair+


On offer: Machzor - A Cycle, being a reference used for seforim containing prayers for unique days in the annual calendar cycle. [Today we only use this term for the High Holiday prayer book, since all other holidays are fit into the regular daily prayer book, but back in those days they used to publish a separate book for every holiday.] This is a prayer book for the Shavuot holiday with Yiddish translation. It also boasts of it's uniqueness due to insertions of laws pe... View more info

Musaf L'Yom Kippur [The Mussaf Service for Yom Kippur] - Bijgevoegd-Gebed Voor Den Verzoendag

By: N/A

Price: $349.99

Publisher: AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 1850

Seller ID: RAB3008

Condition: Good


On offer: Musaf L'Yom Kippur [The Mussaf Service for Yom Kippur] - Bijgevoegd-Gebed Voor Den Verzoendag. A singular book with leather tips and gilt stamped cover treatment. A lovely book specifically for the longest and richest prayer of the year. Dutch-Hebrew. G+. View more info

Seder Tefilos - Order of Prayers

By: N/A

Price: $289.99

Publisher: AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS,

Seller ID: RAB3017

Condition: Poor


On offer: Seder Tefilos - Order of Prayers. This is an early 19th century Sephardic prayer book to be used on Shabbat, Rosh Chodesh (first day of Hebrew month), Chanukah, and Purim. Hebrew. Covers present but detached, loose pages. P. View more info

L'kutei Shoshanim - A Compilation of Roses

By: Aher Nissan

Price: $389.99

Publisher: Vilnius Lithuania, 1875

Seller ID: RAB231

Condition: Fair+


On offer: L'kutei Shoshanim - A Compilation of Roses by Aher Nissan son of Yehudah Leib (son of Rabbi Yehudah Leib Eidel, a famed teacher in the Chassidic town of Slonim) being a collection of his sermons. Published: 1875, Vilnius. Well used, well rubbed and generally soiled but interior text is better than good. Overall G. View more info

Raisheet Limudim - the Genesis of Study

By: Baruch Landa

Price: $359.99

Publisher: KRAKOW, 1821

Seller ID: RAB112

Condition: Good


On offer: Raisheet Limudim - the Genesis of Study. This book contains 10 individual lessons by Baruch Landa on secular subjects and on nature. It indicates that this is the book's 3d publication, and that lesson No. 10 [a lesson on European geography] had been updated to reflect geographical changes that were adopted by the Vienna Congress in 1815. Printed: 1821 Krakow. Front cover has a German language title in gilt. Rough covers, rubbed edges but overall G. View more info

Sefer Lechem V'simlah - The Book of Bread & Clothing

By: Benzion Berkowitz

Price: $429.99

Publisher: Vilna Poland, 1854

Seller ID: RAB108

Condition: Good


On offer: Sefer Lechem V'simlah - The Book of Bread & Clothing by Benzion Berkowitz. This book is an aid to help follow the famous translation of the Torah by Unkelous [a nephew of the Roman Emperor Hadrian who converted to Judaism] into Aramaic. Printed: Vilna, 1854. Covers are rough with rubbed edges and general soiling otherwise overall G. View more info

Megilat Esther - the Scroll of Esther

By: Dr. Salomon Herzheimer, Editor

Price: $389.99

Publisher: Prague Czechoslovakia Czech Republic, 1896

Seller ID: RAB011

Condition: Good


On offer: Megilat Esther - the Scroll of Esther edited by Dr. Salomon Herzheimer. This is the same scroll that we read in Synagogue on the Jewish festival of Purim. Printed Prague, 1896 by Jacob B. Brandies. Contemporary leather binding over yellowed text in both Hebrew and German. View more info

TIV GITTEN [THE DEPTH OF DIVORCE] & YAD EPHRAYIM [THE HAND OF EFRIAM]

By: Efrayim Zalman Margolis & Hayyim Joseph Gottlieb [?]

Price: $585.99

Publisher: Lemburg [Lvov] Poland, Schrenzel: 1859

Seller ID: RAB010

Condition: Good


On offer: two books by separate authors in one binding bound together. Both books deal with the Jewish laws of divorce. The first book is called Tiv Gittin - The Depth of Divorce (loosely translated), an important book used to this day by Rabbis who serve on Jewish courts and issue Jewish divorces. Research suggests the author is Hayyim Joseph Gottlieb of Stropkov [also known as the Stropkover Rov]. The 2nd book is called Yad Efrayim - The Hand of Ephrayim, authored by e... View more info

BEIT EPHRIAM - BEIS EPHRAYIM - HOUSE OF EPHRIAM

By: Efrayim Zalman Margolis & Hayyim Joseph Gottlieb [?]

Price: $495.99

Publisher: Vilno Lithuania, 1833

Seller ID: RAB007

Condition: Good


On offer: 2 separate volumes of one work being: Beis Efrayim - House of Ephrayim. Authored by early 19th century, Galician Rabbi, Efrayim Zalman Margolis. It is his respected commentary on Jewish law. Covers are rough as with all working Seforim, interiors are better than good. Overall G. View more info

Divrei Chachomim V'chidosom - Sayings of the Wise and their Riddles & Moreh Derech - A Guide

By: Ephrayim Zanvil

Price: $449.99

Publisher: Warsaw Poland, 1840

Seller ID: RAB104

Condition: Good


On offer: Two books in one: 1) Divrei Chachomim V'chidosom - Sayings of the Wise and their Riddles by Ephrayim Zanvil [a renowned member of the Rabbinical court in Altena and Hamburg, Germany. This book is a compilation of impressive, witty, and shrewd responses by certain Rabbis and sages. It also includes some letters of the Ramban [the Nachmonidies (Rabbi Moshe Ben Nachman) of the 12th century]. It also includes letters of the Great Gaon - genius - of Vilna (this is s... View more info

1886 INTIMATE TYPED LETTER SIGNED [TLS] BY FAMED JEWISH INTELLECTUAL, LECTURER, SOCIAL REFORMER AND RELIGIOUS LEADER TO HIS FRIEND NOTED LINCOLN PORTRAIT ARTIST DOUGLAS VOLK

By: FELIX ADLER

Price: $985.99

Publisher: NEW YORK CITY NY, 1886

Seller ID: 000610N

Condition: Very Good+


On offer is an original typed letter signed [TLS] dated The Society for Ethical Culture, NY, April 14, 1886, 1-1/2 pages by Felix Adler (1851-1933) Jewish rationalist intellectual, popular lecturer, religious leader and social reformer who founded the Ethical Culture movement. Although not mentioned by name this was written to Douglas Volk, the American artist noted for his famous portrait of Abraham Lincoln that was used for the postage stamp. Also of note this letter c... View more info

Seder Taaniyot - The Order for Fast-Days - Gebeden Voor De Vastendagen

By: LOPES CARDOZO FR.

Price: $349.99

Publisher: AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, J.B. DE MESQUITA: 1858

Seller ID: RAB3016

Condition: Good


On offer: Seder Taaniyot [The Order for Fast-Days] - Gebeden Voor De Vastendagen being a Sephardic guide for prayers and more on Jewish public fast days. G+. View more info

Millim Derabanan [Sayings of the Sages] : arranged according to the letters of the Hebrew Alphabet

By: Moshe Chalfan

Price: $349.99

Publisher: Nikolsburg [Czech Republic], 1830

Seller ID: 000452

Condition: Good


Millim Derabanan [Sayings of the Sages], arranged according to the letters of the Hebrew Alphabet. 12mo. Undated, circa 1830. Nikolsburg [Czech Republic]. Very Good condition, save for loosening and partial loss of paper spine. Exceeding Rare. I have not been able to locate another copy of the work. "The settlement of the Jews in Nikolsburg dates probably from 1420, when, after the expulsion from the neighboring province of Lower Austria, fugitives settled in the to... View more info

Sefer Turei Even al shlosha mesechot Rosh Hashana, Chagigah, Megilah. L'Rabbeinu HaGadol MeOhr HaGolah Cavod HaGaon Ari Leib Zecher Tzaddik V'Kodesh L'vracha

By: Rabbi Aryeh Leib

Price: $429.99

Publisher: Vilnius Lithuania, 1835

Seller ID: 000REU015

Condition: Good


Book Description : Vilna, 1835. Sefer Turei Even al shlosha mesechot Rosh Hashana, Chagigah, Megilah. L'Rabbeinu Ha Gadol Me'Ohr Ha'Golah Cavod Ha Gaon Ari Leib Zecher Tzaddik V'Kodesh L'vracha. "The Rows of Stone: On 3 Tractates [which are] Rosh Hashana, Chagigah, Megilah. Written by the great Rabbi; light of the Exile, with respect to the genius Teacher Aryeh Leib, Remembered As Righteous And Holy For A Blessing." A work of commentary on 3 tractates of the Talm... View more info

Misbach Caparah - Altar of Atonement

By: Rabbi Avraham Taub

Price: $359.99

Publisher: Lemburg Poland, 1861

Seller ID: RAB009

Condition: Good


On offer: Misbach Caparah - Altar of Atonement by Rabbi Avraham Taub. And it's his commentary on the Talmudic discussion on the Sacrificial Offerings in Jerusalem's ancient Temple. Dated: Lemberg, 1861. Rough covers, cracked hinges, tape on the spine and general soiling and age-toning otherwise G. View more info

Or Hashem - The Light of God - sometimes The Purpose of the World

By: Rabbi Chasdai Kreshkash [Hasdai Crescas]

Price: $549.99

Publisher: Johannisburg East Prussia, 1861

Seller ID: RAB238

Condition: Fair+


On offer: Or Hashem - The Light of G-d by Rabbi Chasdai Kreshkash [a renowned Jewish scholar in 15th century Spain died just 12 years prior to the Spanish expulsion. He is particularly known for his works on philosophy.] This book is a work of philosophical perspective on Jewish scholarship and Jewish life. It's also the Rebbe's effort to defend the Maimondian, a 12th century sephardic philosophical work called Moreh N'vuchim -"Guide to the Perplexed". In the 12t... View more info

Mateh Efrayim - The Staff of Ephrayim

By: Rabbi Efrayim Zalman Margolis

Price: $249.99

Publisher: Warsaw Poland, 1890

Seller ID: RAB220

Condition: Fair+


On offer: Mateh Efrayim - The Staff of Ephrayim. This is a treatise on Jewish practices during the season which begins one month prior to the Jewish New Year, through Yom Kippur. Author: early 19th century, Galician Rabbi Efrayim Zalman Margolis. Dated: Warsaw, 1890. Rough covers, general soiling. Overall F+. View more info

Sefer Ikarim, Sh'chaber Hachacham ish HaElokai M'Ranna V'Rabban Yosef Albo Z'Tz'L

By: Rabbi Joseph Albo

Price: $189.99

Publisher: Lemburg [Lvov] Poland, S.L. KUGEL: 1861

Seller ID: 000REU002

Condition: Good+


Book Description : Lemburg, 1861.Sefer Ikkarim, Sh'chaber Hachacham ish HaElokai M'Ranna V'Rabban Yosef Albo Z'Tz'L. "Book of Fundamentals, written by the wise man of God, the Rabbi Yosef Albo of holy and blessed memory." Sefer Ikkarim is a major work of Jewish philosophy written in the fifteenth century by Rabbi Joseph Albo. With two commentaries by Gedaliah and Lipshitz. View more info