Jerusalem: Rabbi S. Kipnis, 1966. Hardcover. 8vo. All volumes are bound in blind-stamped blue cloth with olive lettering to cover and spine. Volume one has a frontispiece depicting the cave where Rabbi Shimon Bar-Yokhai, the ascribed author of the Zohar, hid. Haskama [Seal of approval] from the then Chief Rabbi of Israel [Rosh Ha-Rabbanim le-Yisrael] , Isaac Halevy Herzog and from the Rishon Le-Tsion Yitzhak Nissim.
The Zohar [Heb. brightness/radiance] is the greatest classic of Jewish mysticism (Kabbalah). It is a mystical commentary on the Torah, written partly in Aramaic, partly in Hebrew.
1) Bereshit [Genesis]
2) Shemot [Exodus]
3) Vayyiqra [Leviticus]
4) Bamidbar [Numbers]
5) Devarim [Deuteronomy]
6) Nevi'im [Prophets]
7) Ketuvim [Hagiography]
Hence, this work is a kabbalistic exegesis [Midrash] on the whole Tanakh [Hebrew Bible], i.e. Tora [The five books of Moses], Nevi'im [Prophets] and Ketuvim [Hagiography/ Writings], a.k.a. the 24 Books of the Hebrew Bible.
Scuffing, rubbing and minor staining to boards with corners, head and tail of spines bumped and rubbed. Minor staining to page edges, with crippling to some pages, not affecting text. In Hebrew. Very good condition. vg. Item #16942