Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 250
Estimate $ 400 - $ 500
* Tanya. Lemberg, 1858. [60] leaves, 17 cm. This variation, with the name of the printer Yaakov Aryeh on the title page and the publisher's words after the title page, appears in: Sha'arei Chabad 64-65; Sefer HaTanya, Bibliography, 21. * Likutei Amarim, Tanya. Vilna, Romm Press. 1930. [1], 163 leaves, 18 cm. Sefer HaTanya, Bibliography, 34. * Derech Chaim V'Tochachat Mussar Haskel from Admor Rabbi Dov Ber of Lubavitch. Jassy, [1859]. [1], 148 [1] leaves. 19.5 cm. This copy features the title page without the border, and the back of the title page features the printed prohibition 'of encroaching on the rights of the printer…Yizchak Moshe…1859', with a picture of a flower vase. Includes the concluding leaf with the chart of initials that was only printed in this edition. The books of Tanya are in very fine condition. Derech Chaim is in moderate condition.