Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Arizal Siddur Kol Yaakov – First Edition – Slavita, 1804 – Siddur Chassidic Leaders Prayed from Regularly

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Arizal Siddur Kol Yaakov, Part I –weekday prayers, and Part II – prayers for Shabbat and festivals, with homilies and the kavanot of the Arizal, by the kabbalist R. Yaakov Koppel Lifshitz of Mezeritch. [Slavita]: R. Dov Ber Segal and R. Dov Ber son of R. Pesach, [1804]. First edition.
The Kol Yaakov siddur with commentaries, kavanot, laws and customs based on kabbalah, was particularly cherished by foremost Chassidic leaders. Many of them prayed regularly from this siddur, retaining it continually on their table.
The Baal Shem Tov reputedly expressed much affection and veneration for this siddur.
R. Yaakov Koppel's books are adapted and edited compilations of the writings of the Remak, R. Chaim Vital and R. Yisrael Sarug, with the addition of his own novellae.
[6], 156; 134, 146-153, 155-188 leaves. 19.5 cm. Partially printed on bluish paper. Fair condition. Stains, wear and signs of usage. Dampstains. Worming, primarily to first and final leaves. Large tears to title page, affecting text, with some loss, repaired with paper and photocopy replacements. Tears and damage to first three leaves following title page, in other places in middle of book and to final leaves, affecting text, repaired with paper. Margins trimmed close to text, affecting headings on some leaves. New leather binding.

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