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Lot #    5574
Auction End Date    9/16/2003 1:38:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Chok Le'Yisroel
Title (Hebrew)    חק לישראל
Author    [Kabbalah] R. Hayyim b Joseph Vital
City    Kopyst
Publisher    Judah & Israel Jaffa
Publication Date    1816
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   5 volumes, [4], 116, [2]; [4], 131, [1]; [4], 124; [4], 126; [4], 138 ff., 8 vo., 190:106 mm., light dampstaining, stamps in Persian letters on titles and many f., light worming in all 5 volumes occasionally affecting single letters. A good copy of a rare set bound in uniform contemporary full leather, rubbed on extremities, few wormholes. Partial blue paper.
   The Kabbalistic division of the bible and other holy works into daily learning portions.

The Jaffa press was operated by a Chabad disciple who is responsible for many of the Chabad founder's, R. Schneur Zalman of Liady, first editions.

Paragraph 2    הסכמה (מעבר לשער של כל חלק): ר' אהרן ב"ר יקותיאל, מ"ץ דק"ק שקלאב; ר' משה ב"ר ישראל, מ"ץ דק"ק קאפוסט; ר' יעקב ב"ר יצחק אייזיק ליפשיץ, הרב דק"ק אורשי; ר' נתן נטע ב"ר שמואל ור' נחמן ב"ר משה ליפשיץ, יב מרחשון תקע"ו.
   Vinograd, Kopyst 54 (no pagination); CD-EPI 0133314
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
Bindings:    Checked
Blue Paper:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica