Kedem Auctions Ltd.: The Leo Rapaport Collection, 86b, Jerusalem

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Auction Report
Auction Date
05/24/2022 - 05/24/2022
Page Size: 54 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
121

Two Letters Handwritten and Signed by Rabbi Chaim Kreiswirth – Regarding the Purchase of Manuscripts and Early Books for the Rapaport Collection

Antwerpca. 1960s. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 625.00
122

Manuscript, Tzefirat Tifarah – Tarnopol, 1828 – Original Letters of Approbation by R. Aryeh Leib Katzenellenbogen Rabbi of Brisk and R. Yerucham Altschuler Rabbi of Bodki – Unpublished Composition on the Laws of Tefillin

Tarnopol1828USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,750.00
123

Manuscript, Keren Orah on Tractate Nazir – Manuscript Used to Publish the Book in 1868 – Additional Unpublished Glosses

Karlin? ca. mid-19th century. USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,500.00
124

Complete Booklet, Ten Leaves Handwritten by the Chatam Sofer – Sermons for Shabbat HaGadol and Pesach – Pressburg, 1811

Pressburg (Bratislava)1811USD 120,000.00 - 150,000.00USD 225,000.00
125

Manuscript (Chabad "Bichel") – Discourses of the Tzemach Tzedek and More – 19th Century

First half of 19th century. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,500.00
126

Homily Handwritten by Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Ehrenreich of Shamloy – Av 1938

Shamloy?1938USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,375.00
127

Letter Signed by Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz – With Blessings for "Good Health", "Success in All Matters" and "Easy Livelihood"

Eretz Israelca. 1950s. USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 15,000.00
128

Telegram from Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz, to the philanthropist R. Yehuda Aryeh Leib Rapaport. Sent from Tel Aviv, received in New York, April 1954.

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 325.00
129

Letter from Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar – Chanukah 1961

United States?1961USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,250.00
130

Two Letters from Rebbe Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Teitelbaum of Sassov

1962 and 1964. USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 750.00
131

Letter of Torah Thoughts and Paper Items from Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum of Királyháza?

Brooklyn, NY1949-ca. 1960s. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 525.00
132

Letter from Rebbe Elazar Twersky of Skver, First Rebbe of Faltishan – New York, Ca. 1970s

New Yorkca. 1970s. USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 687.50
133

Letter and Kvittel Handwritten by Rebbe Avraham Twersky – Second Rebbe of Faltishan

Brooklyn NY1977USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 375.00
134

Letter from R. Shmuel Ehrenfeld Rabbi of Mattersdorf – Good Year Wishes – Tishrei 1963

New York1963USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 250.00
135

Responsa of the Rashba – Bologna, 1539 – Signature of Rabbi Shalom Mizrachi Sharabi, the Rashash

Bologna1539USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 5,000.00
136

Kol Bochim – Prague, 1621 – Hundreds of Unpublished Kabbalistic Glosses

Prague1621USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 37,500.00
137

Yavin Shemuah – Venice, 1639 – Glosses and Signatures

Venice1639USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 875.00
138

Torat Chaim – Frankfurt an der Oder, 1734 – Glosses by R. Shmuel Berenstein Rabbi of Amsterdam

Frankfurt an der Oder1734USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 575.00
139

Responsa Besamim Rosh (Claimed to be a Pseudepigraph) – Copy of the Author's Father, Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Berlin, With His Glosses – Gloss Relating to Responsum which Aroused the Polemic on the Authenticity of the Book

Berlin1793USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 21,250.00
140

Maleh Ratzon – Frankfurt am Main, 1710 – Signature of Rabbi Meir Yaakov Horowitz, Son of the Haflaa and Son-in-Law of R. Shaul Rabbi of Amsterdam

Frankfurt am Main1710USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
141

Responsa Keter Kehunah – With Responsa by the Maggid of Kozhnitz – Zhovkva, 1805 – Signatures of R. Shlomo Baruch Tenenbaum Head of the Stropkov Beit Din, Disciple of Rabbi Naftali of Ropshitz

Zhovkva1805USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 687.50
142

Mizbach Kaparah – Lviv, 1861 – Signature and Glosses of Rabbi Yitzchak Eizik Weisz of Svaliava, Author of Beit Yitzchak

Lviv1861USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 4,500.00
143

Sefer Yetzirah – Mantua, 1562 – First Edition – Signature of Rebbe Chaim of Liska Author of Tal Chaim

Mantua1562USD 500.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,625.00
144

Toldot Adam VeChava – Rabbenu Yerucham – Constantinople, 1516 – First Edition – Signatures

Constantinople1516USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 8,750.00
145

Sefer HaAruch – Pesaro, 1517 – Printed by Gershom Soncino – Signature of Rabbi Chaim Mordechai Labaton

Pesaro1517USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,500.00
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