Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 300
Estimate $ 400 - $ 500
* Bechinat HaKabala. Work comprised of Sefer Kol Sachal and Sefer Sha'gat Aryeh, by Rabbi Yehuda Aryeh of Modena, with studies and comments by Yitzchak Shmuel Reggio. Gorizia, 1852. Only edition. XVIII, 268, [1] page, 21 cm. Prominent work of Rabbi Yehuda Aryeh of Modena – a Venice rabbi [1571-1648] who battled those who denied the Kabala and the oral Torah, with supplements by Yitzchak Shlomo of Reggio. Five title pages. Simple binding. Minimal aging stains. Very fine condition. Vinograd, Gorizia, 3. * Vikuach al Chachmat HaKabala V'Al Kadmot Sefer HaZohar. By Shadal [Shmuel Dovid Luzzatto]. Gorizia, 1852. Only edition. 137, [8] pages. 24 cm. Soft, printed cover French introduction and second title page. The book was the center of a polemic, and many books were written to oppose it. Wide margins. The margins have not been cropped. Aging stains. Very fine condition. Vinograd, Gorizia 5. Very few Hebrew books were printed in Gorizia – here are two of them.
Chassidut & Kabala