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

Yalkut Reuveni – Prague, 1660 – First Edition

Opening: $500
Sold for: $1,125
Including buyer's premium

Yalkut Reuveni, anthology of kabbalistic and ethical passages from various books, arranged in alphabetical order, by R. Reuven Hoshke Katz. Prague: Sons of Jacob Bak, [1660]. First edition.
The author, R. Reuven Hoshke Katz (d. 1673) was a kabbalist and preacher, a Torah scholar of Prague. Grandson of R. Shlomo Efraim of Lunschitz, author of Kli Yakar.
Stamps and handwritten inscriptions of the Etz Chaim Beit Midrash of the Ashkenazi community in Amsterdam.
[162] leaves. Approx. 18 cm. Title page and other leaves browned. Fair-good condition. Stains, including dampstains. Dark stains to title page and other leaves. Worming, slightly affecting text. Wear and minor marginal tears to some leaves. Tears to several leaves, with paper repairs on text and in margins. Stamps and handwritten inscriptions. Old binding, with leather spine.

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Early Printed Books – Mid-17th Century and 18th Century
Early Printed Books – Mid-17th Century and 18th Century