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

Otiyot DeRabbi Yitzchak – Zhovkva, 1801 – First Edition

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Otiyot DeRabbi Yitzchak, kabbalistic work on the Hebrew alphabet, by R. Yitzchak Eizik HaLevi of Zuravitz (Żurawica). Zhovkva: Mordechai Rabinstein, [1801]. First edition.
The author, R. Yitzchak Eizik HaLevi (1735-1783), was a kabbalist and hidden tzaddik, associate of the Baal Shem Tov. Author of Raza Meheimna and Yesod Yitzchak.
Bound with: Likutei Avraham by R. Avraham of Schwersenz. [Warsaw, 1844 – copy lacking title page].
Handwritten inscriptions on the front and back endpapers.


Otiyot DeRabbi Yitzchak: [4], 36, 12 leaves. Likutei Avraham: 2-7, 7-30, 61-62 leaves (lacking title page, leaves 25-30 bound out of sequence). 16 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains. Leaves trimmed close to text, with damage to lower part of title page border, headings and text. Stamps (large censorship stamp on upper part of title page). New leather binding.

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Chassidic Books