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

Raziel HaMalach – First Edition – Amsterdam, 1701 – Segulah Book

Opening: $5,000
Sold for: $17,500
Including buyer's premium

"This is the book of Adam HaRishon given to him by Raziel HaMalach". Kabbalah and segulot. Amsterdam: Moses Mendes Coitinho, [1701]. First edition. Many kabbalistic illustrations.
First edition, edited and printed based on manuscripts. This book is the source of many renowned segulot, for remembering Torah study, a protective amulet for a woman giving birth, etc. Just having this book in the house is a reputed segulah for protection from harm and fire. Some say that it is a segulah for the childless and for women experiencing difficult labor.
Ownership inscriptions on the title page (name deleted with ink, legible).


18, [1], 19-45 leaves. 22 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Worming, with minimal damage to text. Marginal tears and open tears to some leaves, not affecting text, repaired in part with paper. New binding.

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Kabbalah Books