Lot 104: "Ohel Yaakov". Frankfurt on the Oder, . First edition
March 27, 2017
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: Elucidations on the aggadot of Ein Yaakov, compilations on medrashim and novellae on Yoreh Deah, by Rabbi Yaakov Kahana Shapira, Av Beit Din of Tiktin.Specifications: , 78 leaves. 29 cm. First edition.Unique features: Includes fifteen approbations from the rabbis of Poland and Ashkenaz. Illustrated title page, slightly cropped in its upper margins. Rare.Background: The author was born in Nemirov. When he was six years old the pogroms of "Tach-V'Tat" broke out, and thousands of people from this holy community were killed. In his introduction, he relates a little about this time period and his subsequent wanderings.Condition: Very fine, other than the title page which is slightly cropped.