Auction No. 098

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

March 27, 2017
Opening $ 500
Estimate $ 600 - $ 800

Sefer Yetzira with the commentaries of the Ra'avad, Rasag, Ramban, HaRokeach, Rabbi Moshe Butril and with the commentary of the Vilna Gaon, brought to print by his student Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Shklov. 

Specifications: [2], 42, [30] leaves. 20 cm. Kabbalistic sketches and charts. First edition. Vinograd, Otzar Sifrei HaGra 682.

Unique Features: The first of the Vilna Gaon's Kabbalistic books printed. Brought to print by his famous disciple Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Shklov, who later immigrated to Israel first settling in Safed, and later founded the Ashkenazi community in Jerusalem. Handwritten Kabbalistic comments. 

Condition: Fine. A few worming holes. New semi-leather and marbled paper binding. 

Books By The Vilna Gaon & His Disciples