Auction 54 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Feb 7, 2017 (Your local time)
Israel
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LOT 170:

Kalach (138) Pitchei Chochma - First Edition, Korets 1785 - Signatures and Glosses by Rabbi Natan Koronil

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Kalach (138) Pitchei Chochma, kabbalistic topics, by R. Moshe Chaim Luzzatto - the Ramchal. Korets, 1785. First edition.
Approbation by R. Ya'akov Yosef son of R. Yehuda Leib of Ostroh, disciple of the Magid of Mezeritch.
On the title page are signatures of R. "Natan Koronil" and of R. "Yehuda Leib son of A. Mordechai of the family of Shalom Epstein of Grodno". On the leaves preceding the title page are long kabbalistic inscriptions in Rashi script [apparently in the handwriting of Rabbi Natan Koronil]. In the book are short corrections in Rashi script and in Ashkenazi handwriting.
Rabbi Nachman Natan Koronil (1810-1890), born in Amsterdam, was a Torah scholar and kabbalist. He authored books and published early manuscripts. He also studied kabbala together with his friends, R. Eliezer Bergman, R. Yehosef Schwarz and R. Binyamin Lilienthal.
116 leaves. 20 cm. Fair condition. Heavy wear and slight worming. On leaf 18 some words are replaced by hand. Worn binding with leather spine.
Variant - In this copy, the introduction of the publisher (page 2/a) was not printed, and the page remained empty, bearing a censorship stamp and signature affirming that the book was inspected by the censor.

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