Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 5,000
Estimate $ 6,000 - $ 7,000
Raziel HaMalach. Amsterdam, [1701]. First edition. Raziel Hamalach. Book given by Raziel the angel to Adam, with kabalistic ideas. Amsterdam, [1701]. 18, [1], 45-19 leaves. 22 cm. First edition. As mentioned on the title page, the book is auspicious for 'wise children and grandchildren, extinguishing fires, that no harm should befall the home'. Many kabalistic charts and illustrations. Magnificent, new leather binding. Wide margins. Loss to the bottom-interior sections of the leaves, blemishing a number of words. Professionally restored. All in fine-very fine condition.
Chassidut & Kabala