Lot 23: Polemic. "Shu"t Mecholat HaMachanayim". Pressburg, 1859. First edition
March 27, 2017
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: Unique work opposing changes to prayers and synagogue arrangements, primarily regarding holding wedding ceremonies in the synagogue and moving the location of the bimah. Authored by Rabbi Yisrael Dovid Margoliot Yaffe, Av Beit Din of Pezinok, disciple of the Chatam Sofer.Specifications: , 80,  leaves. 19 cm. The last pagination includes a list of subscribers and catalogue of a book merchant in Pressburg. First edition.Unique features: Includes a lengthy article with interesting proofs from numerology opposing the square hats worn by the Reformers.Condition: Very fine. Marginal reinforcements to solitary leaves. Minimal aging stains.