Auction 93 Part 2 - Ancient Books, Chassidic and Kabbalistic Books, Manuscripts and Letters

Collection of Chassidic Books – Published in Livorno by Rabbi Yisrael Nachman of Drohobych – 18th-19th Centuries

Opening: $500
Sold for: $1,625
Including buyer's premium

Collection of books by Polish rabbis, published in Livorno by R. Yisrael Nachman of Drohobych. Including three Chassidic works:
• Yakhel Shlomo, on the Torah, Talmud and Rambam, by R. Shlomo Bochner Rabbi of Pintchov (Pińczów). Livorno: Giov. Vincenzo Falorni, 1786. Only edition.
• Pekudat HaMelech, two parts, on the Rambam, the Torah and various selections, by R. Yisrael Nachman of Drohobych. Livorno: Eliezer Yosef Chaim Saadon, [1804]. First edition. Two incomplete copies.
• Kohelet with the Chemdat Yisrael commentary, by R. Yisrael Nachman of Drohobych. Livorno: Samuel Saadon, [1820]. First edition.
• Eshed HaNechalim, novellae on the teachings of the Magen Avraham and the Taz (Turei Zahav) on Shulchan Aruch Orach Chaim, and samples of responsa from the book Ne'ot Deshe, by Rebbe David Shlomo Eybeschutz, author of Arvei Nachal (rabbi of Soroca, leading Safed Torah scholars). Livorno: printer not indicated, [1821]. Lacking leaves [2-3] with approbations and beginning of preface.

Five books. Size and condition vary. New bindings.

Very few Chassidic books were printed in the Orient and Balkans, Greece and Livorno; only four Chassidic books were ever published in Livorno, all of them by R. Yisrael Nachman of Drohobych. Three of them are included in this lot.

Chassidic Books