Auction No. 098

Holy books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical & Admors letters, Americana & Judiaca

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 1,200
Estimate $ 1,800 - $ 2,200

Biurei HaZohar. By the Rebbe Rabbi Dov Ber of Lubavitch, as heard from his father Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi. Kopyst, in the printing press of Rabbi Yisrael Yaffe. 

Specifications: [4], 139, 57 leaves. 20 cm. First edition. Sha'arei Chabad in Alei Ayin, 15. Stefansky, Chassidut 79.

Unique Features: On the title page - "From his honor the Rebbe...Rabbi Dov Ber which he heard from his father, his honor the Rebbe...Shneur Zalman which he taught every Friday night before his sons, and the Rebbe wrote down all that he heard from him, because he felt that he would not deviate from his good intention". At the beginning of the book A Letter Sent to All of our Followers, by the Rebbe Rabbi Dov Ber. 

One of the first books of the teachings of Chabad, printed only a few years after the Alter Rebbe's death. An uncommon book, especially when complete with the leaves of corrections. 

Condition: Fine. A slight blemish in the upper corner of the book's leaves. Reinforcements and slight blemishes in the white margins of the last few leaves. Simple binding.