Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $250
Estimate $350 - $400
Sold for $342
Including buyer's premium

The straight path and praiseworthy character traits mentioned by Chazal, for a person to live by, from Rabbi Yehuda Loewe, the Maharal of Prague.

Specifications: [1], 90 leaves. 33 cm. Second edition.

Unique features: The Maggid of Kosnitz greatly admired the works of the Maharal, and even wrote a critique on some of them. It was through his encouragement and with his approbation that his disciple printed a few  of the Maharal's works.

Background: The book was printed by a disciple of the Maggid of Kosnitz, Rabbi Yaakov Moshe Muscat (father of Rabbi Yaakov Muskat, Av Beit Din of Prague, author of Roshei Besamim).

Condition: Fine. Light marginal tears in the title page. Aging stains. Blemished spine.

Category
Chassidic & Kabbalah Books