Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 250
Estimate $ 300 - $ 350
Sefer Karnayim. Kabalistic work with the Dan Yadin commentary of Rabbi Shimshon of Ostropole. Amsterdam. 1765. Second edition with supplements. Approbation of Rabbi Shaul of Amsterdam given for this edition. With the "Likutei Shoshanim" that was later printed independently. [3], 25 leaves, 19 cm. The colophon mentions the workers: Shimon ben Gedalya from the family of Avraham Avinu, Yaakov ben Gedalaya from the family of Avraham Avinu, and Yosef ben Yitzchak from the family of Avraham Avinu, all three were converts from Amsterdam. New, half-leather binding. Blemish to the title page margins. Aging stains. Light tears in the margins of a few leaves. The title page and solitary leaves have been cropped by the binder, with slight blemish to the text. Moderate-fine condition. Unidentified, old owner signature on the title page.
Category
Chassidut & Kabala