Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Ahavat Dodim, by the Maggid of Zalozitz – Lviv, 1793 – Only Edition

Opening: $700
Sold for: $1,875
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Ahavat Dodim, commentary to Shir HaShirim, following revealed and kabbalistic approaches, by R. Binyamin, the Maggid of Zalozitz (Zaliztsi). Lviv: Aharon son of Chaim David Segal, [1793]. Only edition.
The author, R. Binyamin, Maggid of Zalozitz (d. 1791), was well-versed both in revealed and hidden realms of the Torah. A contemporary of the Baal Shem Tov and early Chassidic masters, he was one of the first disseminators of Chassidic teachings.
[3], 94 leaves. 20.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Traces of past dampness with mold stains to lower part of most leaves. Open tears to title page and many other leaves, affecting border and text, repaired with paper (with photocopy replacement). Worming, affecting text. Stamp and handwritten inscriptions. New leather binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 14.

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