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

Ateret Tzvi (Zidichov) – Bereshit and Shemot – Lviv, 1834-1841 – First Edition

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Ateret Tzvi, commentary on the Zohar, by Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh of Zidichov – the "Sar Beit HaZohar". Part I on Bereshit and Part II on Shemot. [Lviv, 1834-1841?]. First edition.
Two parts in Two volumes.
Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh Eichenstein, the Ateret Tzvi of Zidichov (1763-1831), was known as the "Sar Beit HaZohar" due to his exceptional knowledge of kabbalah. A glimpse of his profound kabbalistic knowledge is revealed in his book Ateret Tzvi on the Zohar.
Two volumes. Vol. I (Bereshit): [1], 75, 78-83, 85-86, 89-90, 93-152 leaves. Lacking 6 leaves (76-77, 87-88, 91-92). Vol. II (Shemot): [1], 54 leaves. Approx. 23 cm. Vol. II printed on greenish paper. Overall fair-good condition. Stains, including dampstains (significant dampstains in vol. II). Traces of past dampness and mold stains in vol. I. Worming to vol. I, affecting text. Abrasions on title page of vol. I. Stamps and handwritten inscriptions. New leather bindings.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 460.

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