Auction 71 - The Collection of Rabbi Prof. Daniel Sperber

May 5, 2020

Zohar – Three-Volume Set – Slavita, 1824

Opening: $1,500
Sold for: $2,375
Including buyer's premium
Zohar on the Torah – Bereshit, Shemot, Vayikra, Bamidbar and Devarim. Slavita: R. Shmuel Avraham Shapira, son of the rabbi of Slavita, [1824]. Three-volume set.
Many stamps of "Chavura Mishnayot VeKinyan Sefarim of the Kosov Kloiz, Sighet".
Signatures, stamps and handwritten inscriptions on title pages and several other leaves.
Three volumes. Vol. I: [4], 252, 2-17 leaves. Vol. II: [1], 278 leaves. Vol. III: 3-115, [1], 117-299 leaves. Lacking leaves 1-2 and 300-309 of vol. III. High-quality, bluish paper. 19.5-20 cm. Condition varies. First two volumes overall in good-fair condition. Stains, dampstains. Worming, mostly not affecting text significantly. Vol. III in fair to fair-poor condition. Stains, some dark. Worming to many leaves, occasionally significant, extensively affecting text. Detached gatherings. Censors' stamps and inscriptions on title pages. Old bindings with leather spines. Damage and worming to all three bindings.
Category
Jewish Books and Manuscripts