September Judaica Auction
(Chabad). Two volumes. Seder Ha-tefillah. Nusach Ar”i. With extensive commentary by R. Shneior Zalman (the Alter Rebbe). Volume I – On weekday prayers, Birkath Ha-Mazon, Tzitzith, Tefillin, Chathunah (wedding), Milah (circumcision). Warsaw, Nathan Schriftgisser, 1866. Small folio. A wide margin copy with a rare extra yellow title page. Bottom margin of title repaired, four words rewritten in blue ink on p. 30a, marginal tear on p. 88, inscription by previous owner on verso of title dated 1883, signatures of previous owners on final blank and p.87b. Volume II – On Kavana (meditation) for Mikvah, Sabbath and Holiday prayers, Holiday mitzvoth (Shofar, Sukkoth, Chanukah, Purim, Pesach, Lag Baomer, Shavuot). Includes text of Haggadah with commentary. Warsaw, Nathan Schfiftgisser,1867. Tear on bottom of p. 43 affecting some text but not affecting commentary . Later boards. 4to .