Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 350
Estimate $ 500 - $ 600
Chessed L'Avraham. Fundamental Kabalistic work by Rabbi Avraham Azulai. Sulzbach, 1685. First edition. 76 leaves. 19.5 cm. Kabalistic sketches. The author, Rabbi Avraham Azulai was the great-grandfather of the Chid"a. A different edition was printed in Amsterdam that same year, but it was full of mistakes and omissions, as his grandson the Chida wrote in "Shem HaGedolim" [books, Chessed L'Avraham]. New binding. The corners of the title page and a number of solitary leaves have been supplied with a reproduction, without loss. Tear to the last leaf, with loss of solitary letters. Aging stains. Fine-very fine condition.
Chassidut & Kabala