Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Biurei HaZohar – Kopust, 1816 – First Edition

Opening: $300
Sold for: $575
Including buyer's premium

Biurei HaZohar, commentary to the Zohar, by Rebbe Shneur Zalman of Liadi – the Baal HaTanya. Kopust (Kopys): R. Yisrael Yoffe, prominent disciple of the Baal HaTanya, [1816]. First edition.
A fundamental book clarifying many concepts of the Arizal's Kabbalah, according to Chassidic teachings. The commentaries to the Zohar, which the Baal HaTanya imparted to his sons and the elite of his disciples on Shabbat eves, were recorded by his son Rebbe Dov Ber, the Mitteler Rebbe of Lubavitch, and approved by the Baal HaTanya.
[4], 139; 1-48, 51-57 leaves. Lacking two leaves (49-50) of second sequence. 20.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains and traces of past dampness. Extensive worming to title page and other leaves, affecting text, repaired in part with paper. Marginal open tears to several leaves, repaired with paper. Inscriptions. Stamp. New leather binding.

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