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

Pri HaAretz (Vitebsk) – Kopust, 1814 – First Edition

Opening: $800
Sold for: $1,063
Including buyer's premium

Pri HaAretz, Chassidic and Kabbalistic essays on the Torah portions, by Rebbe Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk. Kopust (Kopys): R. Yisrael Yoffe, prominent disciple of the Baal HaTanya, [1814]. First edition.
This book contains a collection of discourses which R. Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk delivered in Tiberias, following his immigration to Eretz Israel (in 1777).
Pri HaAretz is one of the most profound and difficult to understand Chassidic books.
Lacking final nine leaves, with the selection of Igrot HaKodesh – letters of guidance in worship of G-d, which R. Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk and R. Avraham of Kalisk sent from Eretz Israel to their disciples in Reisen (Belarus).
[2], 27 leaves. Lacking [9] final leaves. Approx. 21 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Open tear to title page, not affecting text, repaired with paper. Tear to one leaf affecting text, without loss. Worming, affecting text. Inscriptions and markings in pen to body of text. Stamps. Old binding.

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