Auction 37 Tiferet 37 - Rare and Special Items
By Tiferet Auctions
Jul 4, 2022
Beit HaDfus 12, B, 4th floor, Jerusalem, Israel

A special auction of rare items:

First editions of Hassidic Sefarim, Slavita-Zhitomir, letters by Tzaddikim and the greatest Hassidic Rabbis, the Geonim of Ashkenaz and Hungary, the greatest Rabbis of Lithuania, the greatest Poskim of previous generations, pedigreed copies, artifacts of renowned Tzaddikim, Satmar, Chabad and more.  

The auction has ended

LOT 44:

Chagoras Shmuel, the personal copy of Rabbi Yaakov Ben Zion Hacohen Mendelsohn, Frankfurt an der Oder ...


Start price:
$ 300
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tags: Books

Chagoras Shmuel, the personal copy of Rabbi Yaakov Ben Zion Hacohen Mendelsohn, Frankfurt an der Oder, [1772]. First edition, rare. 


Sefer Chaforas Shmuel, on the Levush Ateres Zahav Yoreh Deah. The Widow Grila Press, Frankfurt an der Oder, [1772]. With the stamp of Rabbi Yaakov Ben Zion Hacohen Mendelsohn. Rare. 


Rabbi Yaakov Ben Zion ben Menachem Hacohen Mendelsohn (1875-1941) was born in Krisburg. A leading disciple of Rabbi Binyomin Leib of Krisburg and of Rabbi gedalya Hertz in Jacobstadt and of Rabbi Kopel Margolis in Dvinsk. Immigrated to England and served as Moreh Tzeddek in Leeds, as Av Beis Din of Gateshead and of Glasgow, Scotland. In 1915, he immigrated to the USA and served as rav of Newark. Author of Sefer Sha'arei Zion (Leeds, 1904) and Midrash Yavetz (Leeds, 1911 and 1913; Newark, 1925). The leading rabbis who approbated his Seforim include the author of the Sdeh Chemed, the author of Aruch HaShulchan, Rabbi Shlomo Hacohen of Vilna, Rabbi Chaim Berlin and more. 


Detached binding, aging stains, some moth holes, the owner's notation on the title page was cut, fair-good condition.  

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Measurement:  29 cm