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Group of Important Offprints, Hitchin; London 20th Century

Only and Limited Editions

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  • Lot Number 51354
  • Title (English) Group of Important Offprints
  • Note Only and Limited Editions
  • City Hitchin; London
  • Publisher Schisha
  • Publication Date 20th Century
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

  • Item # 1923809
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Physical Description

Only edition, various sizes, light age staining, bound as issued. Numbered and limited editions.


Detail Description

1. ימלא פי תהלתך - Offprint of three important letters by several Hasidic masters asking Sir Moses Montifiorre to undertake a trip to the Russian Czar in Petersburg on behalf of Russian Jewry. Sir Moses was successful in his diplomacy and the persecution of the Jews was halted for a period.

2. אמר רבי עקיבא אשריכם - Engagement contract of R. Akiva Eiger's granddaughter.

3. בקר יזרח - Blessing recited on the anniversary of the sun's 28 year cycle. The pamphlet was originally printed for the sun's 200th cycle in London 1841.

4. תשיתהו ברכות לעד - Wedding blessings, offprint of an old illustrated manuscript. This may be the only Hebrew book published in Hitchin.