Auction 93 Part 2 - Ancient Books, Chassidic and Kabbalistic Books, Manuscripts and Letters

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

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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, including dampstains and large, dark stains. Wear. Tears, including open tears to title page and other leaves, affecting text and border, repaired with paper (with photocopy replacements). Extensive worming, with significant damage to text, repaired in part with paper. Stamps. New leather binding.

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