Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $200
Estimate $250 - $300
Sold for $244
Including buyer's premium

Magen David. Kabbalistic elucidation of the aleph-beit letters by Rabbi Dovid 'n Zimra. Amsterdam, at the press of Asher Anshel Shochet of the Kotnim family. [1713].

Specifications: [4] 52 leaves, 20 cm.

Unique features: Owner signatures: Mordechai son of C. H. Wolff and others.
The book opens with a lengthy preface by the proofreader, Rabbi Moshe Chagiz of Jerusalem, who added his comments to the work. For more information regarding the circumstances that prompted the printing of the work and Rabbi Moshe Chagiz's involvement in its publication, refer to M. Binyahu, Sefarim She'chibram R' Moshe Chagiz V'Sefarim Sh'hotziam L'Ohr, Alei Sefer, 2, 1976, p. 154-160.

Condition: Fine-very fine. Parchment binding with blemished spine. Aging stains.