Auction 8 Genazym 8 - Prime selection of historical Jewish Antiques
Dec 8, 2020
Israel

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LOT 29:

SEGULAH!
Sacred Handwriting of the Chasam Sofer!

'כל המחלה אשר שמתי במצרים לא אשים עליך כי ...

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SEGULAH!
Sacred Handwriting of the Chasam Sofer!

'כל המחלה אשר שמתי במצרים לא אשים עליך כי אני ה' רופאך'

Handwritten Torah Novellae by the Chasam Sofer.

Leaf from the Sacred Mattersdorf Manuscript, 1802.


Handwritten Torah novellae by Harav Moshe Sofer, Av Beis Din and Rosh Yeshivah of Pressburg, Author of the Chasam Sofer.

On Parshas Yisro the Chasam Sofer wrote with his own hands the verse:

'כל המחלה אשר שמתי במצרים לא אשים עליך כי אני ה' רופאך'

The writing on this sacred leaf, inscribed on two columns, was taken from the legendary collection of Torah novellae renowned as Ksav Yad Mattersdorf, the Mattersdorf Manuscript, which he wrote in 1802 while serving as Rav of Mattersdorf.

The double-sided page contains a total of 4 columns and 6 complete paragraphs encompassing commentary on the parshiyos of Beshalach and Yisro.

“The Chasam Sofer’s novellae on Aggadah are deeply treasured by hundreds of thousands of Jews who delve into their study every Shabbos and Yom Tov...” (Preface to Toras Moshe)

Page size: 24x18.5 cm. Good condition. Attractive leather binding.



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