Sepher Hazohar [the mystical “Book of Splendor”]

AUCTION 3 | Tuesday, November 25th, 1997 at 1:00
Fine Hebrew Printed Books Duplicates from the Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America

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Lot 319
SHIMON B”R YOCHAI (Attributed to)

Sepher Hazohar [the mystical “Book of Splendor”]

Three volumes, complete with 4 title pages each with vignette of Jerusalem. First volume with additional title First volume ff. (6), 252, 2-19; Second Volume ff. 279; Third Volume ff. 318. Contemporary mottled calf with gilt panelled covers, later rebacked, rubbed. Modern slip-case. 4to

Jerusalem: Israel Bak 1844-46

Est: $600 - $900
Despite light staining, an unusually fine, wide-margined set