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

Sifrei HaLevushim – Berditchev, 1818-1821 – Complete Set in Five Volumes

Opening: $300
Sold for: $625
Including buyer's premium

Sifrei HaLevushim by R. Mordechai Yaffe. Berditchev: R. Yisrael son of Avraham [Bak] (disciple of R. Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev and R. Yisrael of Ruzhin) and partner R. Yosef son of Tzvi, [1818-1821]. Complete set (four parts) in five volumes. Divisional title pages.
Signatures on the title pages, some deleted. Vol. III with stamps and many glosses.
Inscriptions in vol. V, including inscriptions handwritten by R. Zundel Salant.


Five volumes. Vol. I (Levush HaTechelet): 64 leaves. Leaves 28-29 bound out of sequence. Vol. II (Levush HaChur): [1], 65-200 leaves. Vol. III (Ateret Zahav): 180 leaves. Vol. IV (Levush HaButz VehaArgaman): [1], 30; 33-52; 55-88 leaves. Vol. V (Levush Ir Shushan): 8; 11-148; [12] leaves (final leaf marked 180). Misfoliation in most volumes. Approx. 33-34 cm. Condition varies. Vols. I, III and V in overall good-fair condition, vol. IV in fair condition and vol. II in fair-poor condition. Stains, including dampstains and traces of past dampness. Dark stains and large dampstains to several leaves in vol. I. Worming affecting text. Extensive worming to vol. IV, and worming to many leaves in vol. II, with significant damage to text. Tears, including open tears, affecting text. Stamps. New bindings (uniform).

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Books Printed in Russian and Poland