AUCTION 47 | Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, Graphic & Ceremonial Art

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Lot 196


Sha’arei Rachamim [selected prayers with mystical meditations]. ff. (7), 146, (1). Title fragmentary. ff. 31-34 supplied from another copy, ff. 35-36 reversed, wanting ff. 85, 88, 107-12. [Vinograd, Salonika 243]. * WITH: (HAGADAH). Sha’arei Ratzon. Kabbalistic commentary by Chaim ben Abraham Hakohen of Aleppo. With commentary to other Festivals. ff. 57. [Vinograd, Salonika 244; Yaari 120; Yudlov 193, all with variant collation] Dampwrinkled, stained, some leaves tattered. Recent boards. 4to

Salonika: n.p. 1741

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
The first printed edition of the Prayer-Book according to the custom of Isaac Luria (Nusach Ari). Together with the first Kabbalistic Hagadah. Both prepared by the mystic, Chaim ben Abraham Hakohen of Aleppo