Auction 050 Part 2 Special Chabad Auction in Honor of Chag HaGeulah Yud-Tes Kislev – Rosh Hashana of Chassidut – Marking the Date in which Rebbe Shneur Zalman of Liadi was Released from Czarist Imprisonment

Lot 164

Tanya – Eight Early Editions – 1800s

Opening: $300
Sold for: $750
Including buyer's premium

Eight early editions of the book Likutei Amarim – Tanya, by Rebbe Shneur Zalman of Liadi, the Alter Rebbe.

• Königsberg (Kaliningrad), [1827 or 1848]. Printed in Prussia during the persecution of presses for Chabad Chassidim in Russia.

• Jassy: Nata Wasserman and his brother-in-law Yisrael son of Yaakov Segal, 1843. Copy missing first 6 leaves (including title page, introductions and approbations).

• “Vienna” [Warsaw, after 1856], false imprint for place of publication. Signature on title page. Ownership inscription of R. Yeshayah Schneibalg, dayan in Deyzh and later Rabbi of Bnei Re’em and member of the Machazikei HaDat Beit Din (son-in-law by his first marriage of Rebbe Shalom Eichenstein of Zidichov, whose descendants produced several Chassidic dynasties).

• Lviv: S. L. Kugel, Lewin et Comp., 1864. Printed by R. Avraham Yehoshua Heshel Drocker.

• Vilna: widow and brothers Romm, 1872. Signature to title page.

• Vilna: widow and brothers Romm, 1878. Stamp; some handwritten marginal glosses.

• Vilna: widow and brothers Romm, 1879. Copy missing two leaves.

• Vilna: widow and brothers Romm, 1896.

8 volumes. Varying size and condition. Overall good to fair-good condition. Inscriptions, signatures and stamps. New bindings.

Books by Chabad Rebbes – Liubavitch and Kopust
Books by Chabad Rebbes – Liubavitch and Kopust