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Lot #    8262
Auction End Date    10/19/2004 10:29:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Letter by R. Solomon Zalman Pines
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר שלמה זלמן פינס
Author    [Ms.]
City    Zurich
Publication Date    1936
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [2] pp., 275:175 mm., light age staining, beautiful Hebrew script, ink on ruled paper, signed and dated.
   Letter concerning the engagement contract between a rich, beautiful, 30 year old daughter of a wood merchant, and a young man from Zurich. The letter discusses the accuracy of many of the vitals the girl claimed, the amount of the dowry, a heretofore unknown matchmaker, etc...

R. Solomon Zalman b. Dov Pines (1884-1954), was born in Minsk. He was appointed the rabbi of Sislowitz (Svisloch, today in Belarus). He moved to Zurich in the late 20's. An erudite scholar R. Pines authored many works, 8-10 are in print.

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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Holland:    Checked
History:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
Kind of Judaica