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

Shaar Gan Eden – Korets, 1803 – First Edition

Opening: $300
Sold for: $625
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Shaar Gan Eden, foundations of kabbalah, by R. Yaakov Koppel Lifshitz of Mezeritch. Korets: Avraham son of Yitzchak Eizik and Eliyahu son of Yaakov [HaLevi], [1803]. First edition. With an approbation by R. Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev.
The books of R. Yaakov Koppel of Mezeritch – Shaar Gan Eden and the Kol Yaakov siddur, are adapted and edited compilations of the writings of the Remak, R. Chaim Vital and R. Yisrael Sarug, with the addition of his own novellae. They were held in exceptionally high regard by prominent Chassidic leaders, and are quoted extensively.


[2], 84 leaves. 30.5 cm. Bluish paper. Fair condition. Many stains, including dampstains and dark stains. Extensive worming, affecting text, repaired in part with paper. Tears, including open tears, affecting text in several places, repaired in part with paper. Lower part of title page torn and repaired, possibly supplied from a different copy. New, elegant leather binding.

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Kabbalah Books