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

Amtachat Binyamin, by the Maggid of Zalozitz – Minkovitz, 1796 – First Edition – First Book Published in Minkovitz

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Amtachat Binyamin, on Kohelet, by R. Binyamin, the Maggid of Zalozitz (Zaliztsi). Minkovitz (Mynkivtsi), [1796].
The work ends in the middle of chapter 9, since the author passed away while he was still in the process of writing this work.
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.
[2], 1-13, 18-128 leaves. 20 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains. Worming affecting text to some leaves, mostly repaired with paper. Tears, including marginal open tear to title page (repaired with paper). Stamp and handwritten inscriptions. New leather binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 63.
First book published in Minkovitz.

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