Derashos Mahariach, by Rabbi Yisroel Chayim Daiches, Leeds 1920.

This is a folio sized book, printed in Leeds by Joseph Porton.  It consists of the sermons and writings of Rabbi Israel Chayim Daiches, who was Rabbi in Leeds, England and whose children included Rabbi Dr. Salis (Betzalel) Daiches, the Rabbi of Edinburgh, Scotland, and Rabbi Dr. Samuel Daiches, who, after serving as rabbi in  … Continue reading Derashos Mahariach, by Rabbi Yisroel Chayim Daiches, Leeds 1920.

Chamesh Megilos, printed by Anton Schmid, Vienna, 1818 with a long list of subscribers (prenumeranten)

This book is from my Antique Hebrew Books collection.  It was printed over 200 years ago by Anton Schmid, a prolific printing house in Vienna, Austria.  Anton Schmid was not Jewish but produced excellent quality Hebrew books.  The Chamesh Megillos are the five books: Song of Songs, The Book of Ruth, The Book of Lamentations, … Continue reading Chamesh Megilos, printed by Anton Schmid, Vienna, 1818 with a long list of subscribers (prenumeranten)

Sefer Ein Habdolach, Rabbi Chaim Zvi Mannheim, New York, 1938, with Prenumeranten.

This book is not part of my Anglo-Judaica collection.  It is included because it has such an interesting list of subscribers (prenumeranten), from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Mannheimer was born in 1814.  He was educated at the yeshiva of the Chasam Sofer.   His first rabbinical position was at Shutelsdorf.  … Continue reading Sefer Ein Habdolach, Rabbi Chaim Zvi Mannheim, New York, 1938, with Prenumeranten.

Sefer Gedulas Mordechai, by Rabbi Mordechai ben Avraham Rabbiner of Boisk (Bauska), Vilna 1878

This book is not from my usual Anglo-Judaica collection, which I write about on this site, but from my Antique Judaica collection, and has an interesting subscription (prenumeranten) list , which we will come to.  The original hand-made binding is also interesting, with its decorative leather shield. Rabbi Mordechai Rabbiner was born at Sloboda, a … Continue reading Sefer Gedulas Mordechai, by Rabbi Mordechai ben Avraham Rabbiner of Boisk (Bauska), Vilna 1878